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From Found Words Rise the Tasks of Messengers (Part 1)

A friend lent me a book, “Happiness is an inside job” by Dr. Sylvia Boorstein. It’s about “practicing for a joyful life”. Not my usual reading material – there’s no time travel (so far), robots, or military strategy I can … Continue reading

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April 2 Poem: Gravity’s Lament

Today’s 30/30 poem I wrote in response to a 4/1 Writers Digest prompt to write a Resistance poem. Gravity’s Lament Friction is such a drag

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April 1 Poem: I Don’t Drink Beer

April is National Poetry Month, and many poets honor it by writing a new poem each day. We call this 30/30 – thirty poems in thirty days. My April 1 poem: a haiku I Don’t Drink Beer Beer tastes too … Continue reading

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Haiku series: Nightclub Proof

Don’t be getting any ideas. The following is not based on actual events and shall never be. Cuz Shots? They ain’t me. Hey, look – I rhymed! Observation 1 your interest in me directly proportional to proximity Observation 2 our … Continue reading

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Piano Instrumental: Music Box 1

Woo hoo – personal best! Created this one in 15 minutes. I was supposed to be running through standard classical piano exercises (that I assigned myself tonight) but it was soooo boring and frustrating that I became distracted by other … Continue reading

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Piano Instrumental: I Will Follow the Moonlight

I composed this when I was 19, a really long time ago if you believe in the concept of chronological time. There were lyrics, but I have no idea where they are. All I remember is one line: I will follow the … Continue reading

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Piano Instrumental: Save the World from Me No. 2

I composed this a few years ago. A related piece, “Save the World from Me No. 1” isn’t finished. It just ain’t happening. But one day, perhaps. In the meantime, here’s No. 2.

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