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The Crossing in Mourning

I spent all day today working on my commission for The Crossing, took a break to look at Arts Journal, and saw the… 90 more words

Composer at Work

Posting will be very sparse in the next few weeks as I have to finish up my piece for The Crossing, Mass for the Day of St. 58 more words

Aware By Denise Levertov

When I found the door
I found the vine leaves
speaking among themselves in abundant
My presence made them
hush their green breath,
embarrassed, the way… 57 more words


Bearing The Light By Denise Levertov

Rain-diamonds, this winter morning, embellish the tangle of unpruned pear-tree twigs; each solitaire, placed, it appearrs, with considered judgement, bears the light beneath the rifted clouds — the indivisible shared out in endless abundance.


Clouds By Denise Levertov

The clouds as I see them, rising
urgently, roseate in the
mounting of somber power

surging in evening haste over
roofs and hermetic
grim walls— 211 more words


Once Only

All which, because it was 
flame and song and granted us 
joy, we thought we’d do, be, revisit, 
turns out to have been what it was  67 more words

Oh Wednesday. Tonight I miss my friends. My four homegirls who let me be a big whiny baby whenever I need to, I miss your faces. 428 more words