I, Too, Sing New Orleans: Photo of the Day Poems #Poetry #NewOrleans

The purple polka-dotted Fender is what got me. I’ve never been to New Orleans; the closest I ever got was Gulf Shores, Alabama back in the late 90’s when my wife and I were living in Florida. I’ve never heard Buddy Guy in concert; my closest New Orleans musical experience was a live performance of … More I, Too, Sing New Orleans: Photo of the Day Poems #Poetry #NewOrleans

The Ballad of Hank: Inspired by Federico García Lorca #Songs #NPM22

As a freshman in college, I found the poetry of Federico García Lorca inspiring (be sure to follow the hyperlink to read some of García Lorca’s work). I remember trying to imitate the style of the famed Spanish poet, without any real success. However, one of the poems found its way onto the album I … More The Ballad of Hank: Inspired by Federico García Lorca #Songs #NPM22

The Lesson from the Lesser: Ursa Minor #Constellation #Songs #Stars

Rather than add a few more photo poems today (I may add some later this week), I turn to the newest song in my constellation series. It’s been six months since I last wrote something musically, a sad commentary on the pace and priorities of my life from a creative perspective. It’s not that I … More The Lesson from the Lesser: Ursa Minor #Constellation #Songs #Stars

Coming Home

Christmas reminds me just how much I’m not at home. Strangers now own the house where I grew up outside of Philadelphia. Five years ago, my parents sold it and moved to central Pennsylvania to live closer to my sister. Shortly thereafter my mother passed away. As much as I enjoy visiting my family there … More Coming Home