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Don’t bother me – I’m busy cultivating my Tortured Genius persona.

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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Free verse with recording: Let’s Play!

This is a rewrite of a 2013 poem. Listen to the recording so you know how to read it. I dedicated the recording to my daughter Allison because she likes the creepy stuff. Let’s Play! broken twig shallow print – I … Continue reading

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Poetry open mic in Orange, CA, every Wed

Two Idiots Peddling Poetry holds open mic evenings at The Ugly Mug Cafe, 261 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866. 8pm to ~ 10:30pm. Small entry fee – and please buy a coffee! Cash only. This poetry group is nerdy and … Continue reading

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Piano instrumental: The Chamber

Started composing this one in July 2014 and finished it tonight – with a four month break in between. The Chamber

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Free verse: Your Brilliance of Being

Your Brilliance of Being You are Apollo on Fire so very bright the Sun defers to your halo of light there is no night only shadows cast by a smile so vast that gods conspire to extinguish your fire Burn … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous bits

Various bits I’ve tweeted recently. Capturing here because this is where the words go. — Don’t bother me – I’m busy cultivating my Tortured Genius persona. — Nerd, thou dost transcend generation and gender Mine own fate lies with the roll of … Continue reading

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Piano instrumental: Falling Up

I composed Falling Up, a piano instrumental, in Dec 2014. The method I use most often is to randomly select 3-6 notes, and then compose around them. But I prefer to have someone else pick the notes so I can … Continue reading

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