Posts Tagged With: Music

DANCE AWAY THEIR DAYS

 

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”

 

~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2017.


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SAXOPHONES

 

“Sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2017.


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THE RAVISHING

 

“Nymph, in thy orisons be all my sins remembered!”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in June 2019.


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FOSSIL

 

“Language is fossil Poetry.”

 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in March 2020.


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LADDER TO THE MOON

 

“That I could clamber to the frozen moon.
And draw the ladder after me.” 

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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NOT A WOSSIT

 

On the occasion of his 75th birthday I am posting
a poem written in 1975 for Robert Wyatt, a small
tribute to one of the best drummers and innovative creative
geniuses in music for more than 50 years.
Thank you Robert! And Happy Birthday!

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo (credit unknown) of the Soft Machine in concert taken in April 1968. (l. to r. {partially in photo} Mike Ratledge, Robert Wyatt and Kevin Ayers). They opened the show for The Jimi Hendrix Experience at The Dome in Virginia Beach, Virginia. .


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PASSION PLAY

 

“I shape beauty to human mouths,
give wings to insight.
I make naked the word.”

 

~ The Dialogue of the Two Sages ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken of a mannequin in December 2019.


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IMMEDIATE CURTAIN

 

“Life is a cosmic joke.”

 

~ Robert Wyatt ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in December 2019. Poem title borrowed from Robert Wyatt’s song “Immediate Curtain.”


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EAR WORMS

 

“Hums aren’t things which you get; they get you.”

 

~ Winnie the Pooh ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in December 2019.


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JE VIS À DANSER

 

“Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the painting Ramsès dans son harem (detail) by Jean Lacomte du Noüy taken in Paris in June 2019.


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