Category Archives: Songs

For a Gentle April in Syracuse

The delicate lacing of leaves being born with the dawn – The gazing out windows in hope of a glimpse of a fawn – The gray rolling furball of squirrels getting busy on grass Surrounded by tulips all rising above … Continue reading

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Shannon’s Fibonacci

And you, Shannon, angelvoiced, whose song surrounds us containing every song of Life whispering into our minds the music of Heaven singing down the sun and up the stars even as they shine in the sea waves of your hair

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Song for the Appearance of a Golem

Mannequin’s robotic voice Whines, cajoles as if by choice; Long upper lip and hooded eyes, Vision of Evil Sanitized. Are your veins filled with warm blood? Do you have a human mood? Or, golemlike, do you just give Shape to … Continue reading

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Song for Dark Imbolc

Seeds for what will soon be planted, Crystal in which futures spin, Cup of cheer to sing the Sun back, Candlelight to draw it in… Imbolc opens up our hearts now, Closed by wintry cold and fear, Promises that Spring … Continue reading

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Safety Pin Song

The hoods are off their faces bare. At last they can’t hide anywhere. Their hatred now is clear, at least. We hear the growling of the Beast. No time for fear or doubting that Love Still Trumps Hate And, more … Continue reading

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Rook Song

All the way West in little Broad Chalke, Not crows but rooks fly in to talk About their glowing black affairs While all unseeing, we trudge the stairs. Another rook flies in Another rook flies out They talk and talk … Continue reading

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I REMEMBER

I REMEMBER every sensation on September 11, 2001. It was Tuesday. I had a voice lesson to drive to almost an hour away. I was home alone getting ready to go when I turned on the television and saw the … Continue reading

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