Music, Poetry, and More

Here, you’ll find the stuff that Stan Stewart has created: poetry, music, inspirations, staying connected with the present moment, photography, and more.

Poem: light

A shaft of sunbeam awakens me at dawn. My slumber has been of one dead for a thousand years: Deadened by thoughts of culpability and then, Sudden innocence. Awe and wonder overtake the moment As the light settles in. But fear raises expectations of loss and Grandeur — neither of which hold a place In this reality, nor …

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Electric Jazz

jazz poem 3

  The electrified wind controller Makes unusual sounds. Nothing like the sax that came before. Loud! Amplified to ensure that My brain and the next will not Forget this sound! Now, the piano, too, joins in with the Electrified sound: funky electric piano- Zany-funkified-twisted sounds envelope The room and penetrate walls. Taking jazz to the …

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Spatial Edition jazz

jazz poem 2

Sultry: you enmesh the fluid line With the voicings unabashed. Combined: they melt the walls Around my heart that — times before — I thought were permanent and solid. Now, open to the melodious flux, Ears and eyes drink in the sweet Honey of wafting sounds and Impulsive interplay.   ~ by Stan Stewart Copyright …

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Steve Varner on jazz bass

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I will not tap my feet. Though the rhythms and melodies you play Conger up kicking off shoes and Dancing barefoot in the grass, I will not tap my feet. Though my heart beats faster at the Melodic buildup — as horn and keys Latch together in the repetition of a theme, Calling my heart …

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Jade Cut for the Cure

breast cancer cure benefit on October 23 in downtown Stroudsburg

Jade Hair Salon of Stroudsburg, PA presents Cut for the Cure Join us on Sunday, October 23, 2011, in downtown Stroudsburg for this breast cancer cure benefit! Experience spa treatments and listen to music provided live by musician, Stan Stewart (that’s me), and DJ, David Rosario. Andrea Snyder is a long-time friend and supporter. I look …

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