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Repent

Desire is hidden
up our sleeves, playing us with
serendipity

Joker’s wild with make-believe
(better hide those foolish hearts)

I’ve bent everything here–prompts, forms, words, cards. 59 more words

Kerfe

Throwback song of the day

Eli’s Comin’. Three Dog Night right? wrong. The song was written by Laura Nyro. Laura who you ask? well, she’s in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 208 more words

Poetry

Diane Garisto - Stoned Soul Picnic

We were in Glasgow last night for one of only two shows we’re going to at this year’s Celtic Connections festival (the twenty-fifth year now.) 157 more words

Music

Laura Nyro: Time and Love

Don’t let the devil fool you
Here comes a dove
Nothing cures like time and love

Sometime you’re going to want to catch up to the music of… 270 more words

Poetry

Fly Me to the Moon

the textbook opens to page 13 (for Laura Nyro)

If you could
learn to be lucky–
if you could
hitch pathways
to stars–would the road go on… 147 more words

Kerfe

The People's Music - Ian MacDonald

Writing about Marcello Carlin’s new blog the other day got me thinking about music writing in general. Here’s a piece about a book I read when I was fresh out of university, 15 years ago. 1,024 more words

Music

Peggy Lipton

Peggy Lipton (born 1946): one eponymous LP released 1968, and five single 1968 – 1970, including Lu (Laura Nyro), without major chart success.

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