You don’t understand music; you hear it. So hear me with your whole body. ~Clarice Lispector I enjoy multi-varied musical genres from the silky, sultry tones of Old Jazz as sung by the tormented Lady Day to the hardcore thrash of the deeply troubled Dead Kennedys. I get lost in the guitar licks of Neil […]
I show plastic flowers to Mother Nature’s daughter She held a vase, her misty gaze brought them to life I was amazed, she turned to me with a tear in her eye ~Neil Young, Plastic Flowers We attempt to mimic Mother’s handiwork in the creation of plastic replicas of living flowers. The irony is we […]
Dreams about transparent questions. ~Roberto Bolaño Much of our self-talk is opaque, talk obfuscating reality, talk justifying what we want to be true at the expense of what is true. We are trapped in an inner world built on rationalization, predicated on imagined realities.
How true is it that words are vague shadows of the volumes we mean. ~Theodore Dreiser I live with the belief that I don’t have much life left to live. I don’t expect to be above ground long enough to enjoy my retirement. I have 4 stents that were installed to circumvent a left anterior […]
Dear God, sorry to disturb you I feel I should be heard loud and clear We all need a big reduction in the amount of tears And all the people you made in your image See them fighting in the streets Cause the can’t make Opinions meet about God I can’t believe in you And […]
When I think back On all the crap I learned in high school It’s a wonder I can think at all ~Paul Simon, Kodachrome By an accident of birth depositing me in middle class America, I am blessed with a high quality education, a blessing not available to many in my country. I am the […]
I believe in the Kingdom come Then all the colors will bleed into one Bleed into one ~U2, I Still Haven’t Found Many look into the future, the deep future, the after death future and take solace that Heaven will be an existence where all live as one brother/sisterhood. A time when the line diving […]