Category Archives: music

Drums of Passion

At some point in my late teenage years, I was looking through a bin of miscellaneous foreign music in the Tower Records store on Broadway in Sacramento, and I came across this album. I don’t remember what about it caught … Continue reading

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A Little Mercy, Please.

Every body breathe in and out   minds filling with peace and  the music of forgiveness, The holiness of hands reaching  out in the darkness in hope of redemption and a door opening into a day  so bright fear cannot make … Continue reading

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Especially in This Winter We Must Remember Who We Are

It is what we must do each day, inch out on the ice with our hands together for support. It is fascism that attempts to give us the security by making us safe from others. Security is always an illusion, … Continue reading

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It’s All So Simple

….Remember you are this universe and this universe is you. Remember all is in motion, is growing, is you. Remember language comes from this. Remember the dance language is, that life is. Remember. From Joy Harjo’s “Remember” From Stony Soil … Continue reading

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Supporting a Wave of Creativity

The arabesque is, rather obviously, not a position that can be held for any prolonged length of time. Balanced on the tip of one foot, the ballerina gives her audience a momentary glimpse of the arabesque, and then she is … Continue reading

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An Initial Attempt to Come to Terms with 2016 : A Poem, 2 Quotes, and A Song

To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, … Continue reading

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Where the Spirit Meets the Bone

I can’t remember when I first heard a Lucinda Williams’ song or what it was, but I know that every time I hear her sing she makes me stop and take a breath. In every one of her songs there … Continue reading

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