music · Song Lyric Sunday

In Honor of Remembrance Day UK & Veteran’s Day US

image link Another one for Song Lyric Sunday, as I see it is a memorial day for the fallen in the UK.  After listening to Soul Cages, I was reminded of another Sting tune that speaks to the memorial.  Update:  embarrassed to say I didn't realize it was Veteran's Day in the US!  It's for… Continue reading In Honor of Remembrance Day UK & Veteran’s Day US

music · Song Lyric Sunday

George Harrison, “Beware of Darkness”

In 2014, I bought the box set of  George Harrison: The Apple Years 68-75, which has his first 6 solo albums, as well as a video disk with short documentary, music video, etc. Being honest here, I can't say I've gotten much past the “All Things Must Pass” CD. George Harrison and his solo music… Continue reading George Harrison, “Beware of Darkness”

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · love · music · poetry

traces

once painted shapes now fading traces on the stone path to the ocean, reminders of when our love was alive. the salt of the sea reaches to touch them distant tears that also remember   For some reason, this song comes to mind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJyUpA-4IwY   https://fivedotoh.com/2018/11/08/fowc-with-fandango-trace/

music · Song Lyric Sunday

Take Good Care of My Baby

#SongLyricSunday, the prompt for the day is take/taking.  My choice for this Sunday is, "Take Good Care of My Baby".Per wikipedia:"Take Good Care of My Baby" is a song written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin. The song was made famous by Bobby Vee, when it was released in 1961. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMa37C7AiHY   Take Good Care… Continue reading Take Good Care of My Baby

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10cc — I Bought A Flat Guitar Tutor (1977)

A couple of months back I signed up for Hoopla through my local library.  Hoopla gives me access to thousands of albums via electronic download.  Now that I have extra time to play around with, I decided to try to find an album we played to death the summer I ran away down south and… Continue reading 10cc — I Bought A Flat Guitar Tutor (1977)

horror · music · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

Poetry — Manifestation Final Chapter

Today is the final chapter of the story, Manifestation.  I decided to create a collage to illustrate the concept of the last chapter.  Looking through the landscape images first, then to the fitting image of the goddess, I pulled out possible candidates.  A fellow blogger, hanspostcard , had posted something about Gordon Lightfoot, so I… Continue reading Poetry — Manifestation Final Chapter

#OctPoWriMo2018 · mental health · music · OctPoWriMo · Pearl Jam · poetry · PTSD · relationships · sonnet

Poetry Day 26 — Crazy Mary (PJ inspired)

image link Today's OctWriPoMo's prompt is Inside Out and the suggested form is sonnet .  Today's sonnet is a French-English combo.  First time trying one; it was both challenging and fun.  This poem I tried to write the story of it first then built around the ideas.  It is my honor today to be inspired… Continue reading Poetry Day 26 — Crazy Mary (PJ inspired)

dreams · music

I was Townes VanZandt’s girlfriend!

image link I went to bed late last night and I slept very deeply.  I do wake up at least once a night to hit the can.  As I woke for my pit stop, it was in the middle of a dream I was devastated to end.  You see, in it, I was Townes VanZandt's… Continue reading I was Townes VanZandt’s girlfriend!

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The Band — It Makes No Difference

The clip showing three of The Band members, from left, Richard Manuel, Rick Danko, and Robbie Robertson reminiscing, then the full band performance of, "It Makes No Difference", is from the Martin Scorcese masterpiece, "The Last Waltz".  I've been thinking about The Last Waltz on and off all day.  If you've never seen it, it's… Continue reading The Band — It Makes No Difference