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If You Have A Few Minutes

Hold me and tell me sounds, what I need to hear,
shake words to make me rattle, I’ll see foregone conclusions anew,
you used to once. 168 more words



You’re either
at the outskirts,
really not important, or
you’re the there is
at the center. Pick one
or both but not
neither. You can’t
have neither.

© Chagall 2015


0053. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme [1965]

As much jazz as I hear and love, I still can’t really describe what makes album x better than album y in an artist’s repertoire.  I can’t describe what sets artist x apart from artist y aside from the instruments they played.   1,536 more words

1001 Albums

The Ten Second Habit: How Do You Listen To Music?

I’m making an effort to listen to some of the biggies; classic music albums which have become legends for whatever reason. And that’s exactly what it is sometimes; an effort. 615 more words


A Spring Resolution

Spring is here in all its glory. The long winter (and those endless snowdrifts) is finally drawing to a close. And Lent, too, nears its end. 386 more words

Poyet is not the problem. The problem is bigger than one man.

And so ends one of the worst games ever played at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland could just about afford not to win against Aston Villa, but to lose in the manner that they did piles immense pressure on the already strained shoulders of Gus Poyet. 451 more words

Print/online Work

Haiku For The Simple Act

This urge to keep on breathing
Yet another day

© Chagall 2015