Monthly Archives: August 2010

Always in the Black

Does the music take you back? Deep into the tunnel, Can you see the next rung? Past layered fishes scattered flat dinosaurs tar pit babies. Before we lose the rhythm. (John Henry swings the hammer/ takes you six feet down) … Continue reading

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Separating the Immutable

Winter at the shore and the sun disdains us, suspended high and immobile while an old man leans against a brick wall, away from the wind, his green jacket tans brown at its neck and its wrists. And waves aloof … Continue reading

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Make Them Look Alive

(This is a work poem. I owned a printing company, and “Make Them Look Alive” is based, somewhat loosely, on a pressroom accident. The artwork is by Judy Kirpich, who created this quilt based on the “H” in the company’s … Continue reading

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Chasing the Moon Down

Carson Cooman used the four poems of “Chasing the Moon Down” as text for music for medium low voice, trumpet and piano. Fabrik Musical Publications is the publisher of the score. A cd, “Rising at Dawn,” includes this piece and … Continue reading

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