Tag Archives: music

in losing this us

you finally free your tongue from insults & blame use it for one last song I am long past humming with you the music you write for us in desperate sharps & flats twists rickety scale staircases I will not climb another step … Continue reading

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La Follia–Vivaldi

anyone feeling a little baroque today? this starts so easily led carefully until I am strung and chorded in this stormed follia inside my breathing the patterns layered in composition like blood through veins carries sweet this fine threading in … Continue reading

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XTC–River of Orchids

XTC River Of Orchids Hey! I heard the dandelions roar in Piccadilly Circus I heard the dandelions roar in Piccadilly Circus Take a packet of seeds Take yourself out to play I want to see River of Orchids where we … Continue reading

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Tom Waits

The Piano Has Been Drinking

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Music Lessons

I.  Piano My parents paid for lessons for both girls on the baby grand; my sister was the artist who caressed the keys & the piano played for her as if in a fever dream, notes dancing beneath her fingertips, … Continue reading

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subliminal pop

I wake up humming a song from 1984 I sing later in the shower flashback to Lauper’s orange hair & brilliant eyeshadow rasping my ears like a happy raucous parrot girls just wanna have fun I guess I still do … Continue reading

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