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For Jimmy: Downtown where I drink my cold, glass of water

A Song dedicated to Jimmy

IN THE NAME OF TRUTH, LIGHT, UNCONDITIONAL LOVE, MERCY, FORGIVENESS AND ALL THAT OTHER GOOD JAZZ AND AS ALWAYS --- FOR THE GREATEST GOOD OF ALL
MARK THESE WORDS
I went downtown to pour myself a glass of clear, cold glass of water.
With each glass I drank, my heart stayed true, my resolve grew stronger.
And the air that flew through me, revitalized my lungs, purifying my body anew.
Now today, as I walk through these crowded streets, my spirit is softly soothed.
Where once was sorrow, now lives peace.
The Big, Big Book set my soul free.
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Downtown in my streets, where I drink my clear, cold glass of water.
I will not break, I will not falter.
My mind is whole, my heart is strong.
With humble pride, this is my song.
I am a fighter. I am soldier. I am a champion.
I have music in my heart and I will not be broken.
I will sing the words that cannot be spoken. 
My pain almost killed me, but the Angels have saved me.
The Big, Big book guided me home.
And each day, I …