6th Street, Austin

6th Street, Austin

“Bourbon Street” of Texas

 

Music, music everywhere

Some of it good, y’all

“Live Music Capital of the World”

Source of pride

Rock and country collide

So do fists and noses

 

The police are in cahoots

Closing the street

Encouraging the party

And, oh, what a party

Booze and the stronger stuff(s)

Chemical-induced brashness

 

Machismo and long legs and wiggling fannies

Hanging out doors and windows

Brawls and babies both waiting to happen

Beware the 2am blur.

 

Sure, okay

Go check it out

Once, twice maybe

Say, “Yeah, I’ve been to 6th Street”

And, oh, what a party

 

Then go home

Nose intact

Smile at the baloney, the inanity

The Texan Mardi Gras

Shake your head a little

Chuckle

Then sleep

 

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