Old

Sitting out on the balcony tapping my feet in tune to the symphony from the radio blaring somewhere behind me and drinking cold tea because I don’t want to move…

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Music to die for

What about you? do you think there are easier things to do than this? I want a background track something like, Jimmy Mack or Black Man Ray to play me out. Preparing for a day so close and yet so far away, there are easier things to do…

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Discs

First the tap, tap, tapping then the violins cuts in the piano starts laughing and the keys begin let’s play. Music for the tired and music for the strong, for the song that carries on long after the sounds have gone let’s play…

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The Prez

Seventeen fifty two point four ‘more than radio’ spin the dial Sax’ and Lester with a young man’s smile I listen in to ‘all that Jaz’…

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The generator

  Everyone dreams in a language receives the same message and interprets it differently.   Poetry’s one of those messages dreamt of in languages and seen in wild images.   Mirage’s mirror me in this dream a sweet symphony and it all comes back to me but somehow differently…

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In the distance

I’ve been listening to Joplin and Cohen, sad knowing they’re gone, but if we do live on in the words of the song all is not lost. Everywhere I have ever been everything I’ve ever known, seen or shown is a part of me, lyrically composed? only God knows and he’s keeping quiet tonight…

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Natural wonders

Songbirds sing songs, from the branches of the trees in the sky across the seas they fly to bring music to my ears and tears to my eyes. Every stone I skim river I swim roads I walk words that I talk do not compare to the birds in the air in the trees across…

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