I saw a flyer in the window of Sabor Latin Street Grill for Sit & Sip Poetry. Of course I had to see what that was about. According to Victoria B Poetry, the weekly event is "to empower and build generations through poetry expressing life experiences through spoken word" on Thursdays from 6:30-9.
Good Mourning Spoken Words ripple in the Pool of Thoughts forever. Actions vibrate in The Body for generations. We go where we stay.
I don't think this is the definitive version of this poem, but since it's officially election season... I feel like sharing this version that was recorded last April at the Greenville Public Library.
I've been performing this poem for more than a decade...but it seems timely...
"Repetition" is a poem I've been working on for a little while. This is a freestyle version with Shannon Hoover on bass and Matt Dingledine on guitar. The gig at the Five Forks branch of the Greenville Public Library, back in April 2019, was sponsored by the library. They reached out to the Greenville Jazz Collective to provide a program of jazz and poetry, so then the GJC reached out to me for the poetry. I would still like to work on an arrangement for this piece, especially including some percussion, and then record it…
On Thursday I posted the wrong link for a live video recording from the Five Forks Library in Simpsonville. So I deleted that post. 🙂 I had fun performing for the first time with Shannon Hoover on upright bass, and Matt Dingledine on guitar. Here is the correct link: https://www.facebook.com/greenvillejazzcollective/videos/1187964791381097/ For those of you who... Continue Reading →
It's eighteen years later. I know that because I was eight months pregnant at the time and now my son is eighteen. Ralph Kessler, a brilliant software engineer, was there to record it, and the band and dj's I'd been collaborating with for about five years. I should have known that it was the end... Continue Reading →
slaves paths paved
fathers founding free
ejacular college lock her rooms
dark sons dark daughters dark secrets
times three over five equals