David Jones (1945-2012)

I am a huge fan of the wonderful music put out by The Monkees back in their day. I’ve also enjoyed seeing their various appearances through out the years on television shows, talk shows, the occasional reunion and so on. Very sad to hear yesterday that Davey Jones had passed away from a heart attack.

Thanks for the great music, the fun television series and years of entertainment, sir.

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One thought on “David Jones (1945-2012)

  1. to davy, my english hanuman

    RIP DAVY JONES

    when you were a simple monkey
    asked to deliver a single bud,
    you brought a field of asian amber flush.
    your unbridled devotion
    thrust you to monkey god.

    now, you divinely intervene
    and bring me messages of him.

    i find him in a soup kitchen
    baking apple bread in a
    t-shirt depicting two quarreling
    monkeys captioned,
    “double talk.”

    he loves me and focuses on
    monkees rerun marathons
    late into the night preserving
    our chaste, intimate love.
    tonight’s virgin viewing is
    in your honor
    and cinematic eulogy,
    davy.

    humming your swanee river,
    i shiver with relief that
    my heart no longer attacks.

    thank you,
    for the anthem bouquets
    of my youth.

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