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    “Play it again,
    Sam” quite from the movie Casablanca

    Inspired by an Noir flick line ‘sing me a torch song my way’.

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    Torch Song

    Sentimental lyrics
    of a bygone melody,
    still contemporarily felt.
    Unrequited romance
    musical sung with
    an anguish heart.

    Love on the rocks
    with a dash of bourdon
    in a verdant intact glass.
    Forlorn invisibility leaking,
    leaving a trail of unseen
    crystalized tears.

    Play it again Sam,
    belt a familiar torch song
    for the bell has tolled twice,
    another unrequited love
    drown in liquid again.