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Black Acorn

In strange water after it rained four and a half inches
The pond surface is up above the watershield
And sits cupped on the leaves of American Lotus… 227 more words

Poetry

Midnight Special

Today there is none of that other stuff here– I won’t even utter the “P” word here this morning.  As promised, today is about art and music. 282 more words

Favorite Things

Rock Island Line: Leadbelly, Lonnie Donegan, and John Lennon

Hello there!  In this week’s blog we consider the song Rock Island Line.  This is originally a folk-blues song that was later converted to a British folk-pop song.  2,896 more words

Rock And Roll

Photoshop: Creating Meaning Through Visual Manipulation

Glance at the photo above. What do you see? Kurt Cobain posing with a guitar? Or maybe at first glance you might mistake it for Cobain in the… 878 more words

Digital Humanities

Music to Spin By: Mothers Day

Not writing about Mothers’ Day again; I did that already somewhere else. Nope. Instead, here are a couple of my favorites. Even though I’m an adoptive mom, I celebrate. 42 more words

Handspinning

Black Snake Moan

On the way down to the creek where it flows across the flat rocks
You go under the big black walnuts
Passed Sugar’s grave
And the brush pile adorned with wild raspberries… 113 more words

Poetry