Stan Stewart’s blog

Bleeding Hearts Blog

Hearts – pondering opening, softening, and warmth

This started as a brief Instagram post and became this 650-word essay on hearts, opening, softening, hardening, and warmth... Too ...
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breath poem

Breath – an #improv #poem

The air I breathe used to be different. It used to be stagnant and filled with Forcing my way headlong ...
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Karma – an #improv #poem

Goodness is on its way.It's here. ~ spontaneously composed (improvised, unedited) by Stan Stewart~ Copyright © 2014, 2019 by Stan ...
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New Movement

New Movement – an #improv #poem

Pressing into life likeA warm mug on fresh-fallen snow,My present life is making a deepImpression on me.I am composing a ...
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Portland Proposal Poem

Portland poem – Filtered Light

Filtered light steams steadily Into the bedroom, Its soft beams A steady reminder: Illuminating the way Dreams are remembered, And ...
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SP150SMK microphone review

Sterling Audio SP150SMK microphone review

I had a studio nightmare. It happened many months ago, but often feels like it was yesterday. My 15-year favorite ...
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Grace Operative song story

Grace Operative – a song dedication

Thanks for listening to this song: "Grace Operative". It is dedicated to my friend, Coke. I've interspersed the lyrics of ...
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Cedar Ridge Road (Long Island) waves

Cedar Ridge Road – an #improv #poem

In the gray, early morning light I ran to catch the tail that was not mine. The tales I've been ...
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keyboard with hands

What Are Weighted Keys and Why You Need (or Don’t Need) Them?

When discussing the merit of a keyboard, one of the first questions is often "does it have weighted keys?"You may ...
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Hanging In There

Hanging In There #CreativeProcess

I'm hanging in there. Even if I sometimes think I started too late to prioritize my musical/creative efforts, I am ...
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In case you didn’t notice, my name is Stan Stewart and I write this blog (with occasional guest posts). In addition to the word tags listed above (at the top of the page) and categories listed below (at the bottom of the page), you can see some of my most recent posts here or type a search word (into the box that says “Search” 😊). Enjoy and please leave your comments!