Shay’s Word Garden Word List #6 (Laura Marling)

“Dust in the Wind,” by Kent Whitaker Entombed between bullshit and holy ring mantras soft with the peculiar dust of the wounded. Their blues scour the bell of my soul with their red sand. Shay is the host of Shay’s Word Garden.  Shay says: Hi everyone, it’s me with your weekly word list poetry prompt….

Renaissance Man by Midnight Oil

Max from and Dave from have inspired me to pull out an album I haven’t listened to in quite awhile. Australian band Midnight Oil’s two better-known albums, “Diesel and Dust” and “Blue Sky Mining”, have a companion in my collection that also kicks butt: “Earth and Sun and Moon.” Earth and Sun and…

SLS — Midnight Oil’s Mountains of Burma

image link which also takes you to Rolling Stone article on the group Jim Adams is the host of Song Lyric Sunday. Jim says: Music is in the air, lighting up our hearts and filling our dreams as an art form made up of sounds and silence. (and you said you weren’t a poet, Jim)…

River Run Red — Midnight Oil

One of the best riffs of any song I’ve heard. From 1999’s Midnight Oil’s, Blue Sky Mining.  One thing I love about this band is their acute caring for Mother Gaia.  The whole CD is a work of beauty and caring for precious things. the daily prompt — riff