Kiss Redux I need dusk ‘til dawn to turn my world particular I want extra time to talk dirty to be flirty to maybe have a good time To dance my world particular * This wee verse is a found poem created from the lyrics to “Kiss” by Prince. Today is the anniversary of his … More NaPoWriMo Day 21
With the holidays upon us I decided to go ahead and post my fourth quarter Favorites . I’m currently reading some books I plan to review here plus I have a post or two percolating so I don’t think I’ll be reading as many journals as usual until after the New Year. I’m linking to … More Favorite Reads, Last Quarter-ish
Brightly you shone in the crowd, yellow straw hat, gossamer scarf a floating flag in the breeze stating, “I am here!” Saxophone and guitar notes wrapped around your swaying body, arms reaching for sunshine in a sea of song, feet levitating lightheartedly, your lips the shape of a perfect heart. You were music embodied in … More Requiem for a Dancer at Jazz Fest
Fingers of wind blew my hair around my head like Medusa’s snakes as I walked along the river levee listening to the slurp of water on shore, it’s brackish smell strong in my nostrils. Strands of music born on the breeze, twang of guitar, wail of horn, the boom of bass drum thumping a beat, … More River of Music
This morning I was listening to Pandora and I started thinking about some of the song lyrics that resonate with me. I’d been thinking recently about constructing a cento so I decided to write one using song lyrics instead of lines from poetry. This is a photo of how I built the poem. It’s the … More Cento: Fiendin’ #Poetry
“When you’re standing at the cross roads, And don’t know which path to choose, Let me come along, ’cause even if you’re wrong I’ll stand by you” ~ The Pretenders *** Magnolia photo by me.
So we’re a few days past the summer solstice and I missed seeing the strawberry moon which won’t coincide with the solstice again until 2062. I’m bummed that I missed it. July is a few days away which means we’ll be entering the hottest months of the year here, July through September. On these hot … More Amalgamation: TV,Music,Poetry,& Missing the Moon
There’s so much good reading and listening on the Internet it’s overwhelming. How do you choose which piece to read,which podcast to listen to, which video to watch? And I’m always wondering if I’ve missed some really fantastic thing. In just the past few days I’ve read some really good stuff and, this morning, watched … More Hot Reads, Etc.
So. Once again I’ve found a great cover of an old classic. This time it’s St. Vincent doing a funked up version of The Stones’ “Emotional Rescue” from the soundtrack of A Bigger Splash. The movie looks like fun. Tilda Swinton! Ray Finnes! Love! Duplicity! And all on the beautiful Italian coast! We must see … More Fancy Feet Friday: St. Vincent