Category Archives: music

Academy Makes Magical Choice

Bob (Nobel Laureate for Literature) Dylan Words weave their magic soft voice of power spins spell Dylan wins Nobel  New York Times article on Dylan’s Nobel win some of Dylan’s influences

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Narcissists’ Theme Song

Narcissists can’t unite; but if they could, their theme song might be “It Has to Be Me”, sung to the tune of “It Had to Be You”, by Isham Jones and Gus Kahn.  Here are the updated lyrics and two … Continue reading

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Bright Moon Wandering – New Poetry Book

I have a new book of poetry – Bright Moon WanderingI would be very happy if you took a look and gave me your thoughts!

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January Planetary Quintets

Quintet in Moon Rising Jupiter, Saturn, Venus and Mars cavort early morning with fading stars play with moon rising a bright quintet her part’s the biggest, most brilliant yet First among equals, she anchors the arc, modulates phase in the … Continue reading

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Dead Tree Breathing

Sound of Dead Tree Breathing Wind-driven bellows empty and fill cavity vibrates with rasping breath wistful music of standing death On the DeLacy Creek trail to Shoshone Lake in Yellowstone National Park, we heard this tree filling its tree lungs.  … Continue reading

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Backpacking in Yellowstone/The Merger

Backpacking in Yellowstone Hoped-for submersion auspicious inversion civilizing subversion total immersion The Merger Speak not of boardrooms of quick-voiced chaos and closed-in spaces __________________ rather, into quiet ease – the lullaby of birdsong wind’s dance with the trees refrain of … Continue reading

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Carmen at the Met

  This curtain does not bode well for the outcome.  In the last act, Carmen appears wearing a black dress with a similar red rent down the front.

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Creation Through Struggle – Always Plenty of Struggle

Some people have asked what led me to write Wild Wolf Encounters.  Like all creation, it was the result of a struggle.  In this case, it was a struggle with myself. About two years ago, in another crisis economic compromise, … Continue reading

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Captured!

Capture Me, Poetry Capture me, Poetry, and don’t let go!  Sneak up beside me at the symphony* Track me down trails in Yellowstone Seize me when least expected  Shadow me by sunlight Encircle me by moonlight Overcome me by starlight … Continue reading

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