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Winter glares at me through frosted glass, Daring me to leave the comfort of my chair. Frigid winds whoosh loudly through the eaves. Branches scrape and creak against the grey slate roof I close my eyes and rest my head, And listen to the winter wail   Flickering flames cast shadows on the hearth. Leaping in […]
The concert hall reverberates with sound,           Ragged, tuneless, shapeless sound. Cacophony and dissonance and noise,           Joyful, chatty, happy noise. Bejeweled and coiffed, the divas all perform,          Flaunting, strutting flocks perform. On stage the instruments begin to tune,          Joining one by one they tune. A softened light from sconces bathes the hall,          Dimming now, […]
I love to read all styles of poetry out loud. The sound of the words is as important to me as their meaning. Poetry is literary music and most classical forms of poetry speak to the musician in me. The underlying rhythmic pulse and the use of rhythmic sounds in the text provide a forward […]