Glowing iridescent through
Morning’s orange glow, and
Inspired by your
Walk across night’s edge.
When you shine so
Vividly, coaxing night walkers,
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I’ve chosen to include several of the piano improvisations and paintings from “Painting Piano” throughout this post. I’ve also linked (near the end of this post) the [...]
I lay still in the grass
With chirruping birds nearby and
Buzzing bugs enticed by the soft
Flesh of my naked neck and [...]
It’s the same for musicians: if your audience went away feeling buoyed up or brought down, that’s what they’ll remember. If you’re really [...]
This is the third of three piano improvs from May 1, 2014. First, there was “Early (Part 1)“. In it you’ll hear predictable sounds and very stylistic, yet still spontaneously created, themes. Next, there was the student-inspired “Mouse [...]
Yesterday, I sat down for the first time in many days and improvised on the piano. You see: piano improv is often the clearest way I can voice what’s inside of me. Certainly this was true last night. I played for a couple of hours and — in spite of some technical learning [...]
Even the prospect of repeated
Rituals and those hugs that hurt
Your neck seemed [...]
I’m melting. Not in a liquid way though,
For I am also
Azure. Not an anticipated,
Fiery color. Yet natural and
Azure into blue into azure
Calls forth the flame.
The fire is perfected.
Is inviting enough.
Yet my mind says “no” while
My heart says “yes”.
I long for these two to be
In tune, to harmonize and
Symphonize. Both long to [...]