Standing On The Edge

“I’m standing on the edge of the man I’m gonna be” Such is the line in Jake Scott’s “Dancing in the Dawn”, and one of my favorite lines to ever find in a song. It’s a feeling I can’t shake these days. As we start to see the end of a global lockdown (hopefully in…

All Aglow

Few things will ever capture my heart the way a sunset does. It doesn’t matter if it’s spectacular, with rays spilling out and lighting up the clouds, or overcast, slowly dimming til the darkness takes over and starts its program for the night. All that needs happen is the tempered sinking of sun under horizon,…

Deep Impact

Bon Iver’s album 22, A Million remains in my top 5 albums after all these years, for a few simple reasons. First, it’s one of the only albums I know of that flows from one song to the next so effortlessly and with such intention. The glitchy matrix of voice and instrument blend and slide…

Poetry of Form

I sat outside tonight and listened to the symphony of the birds and the wind. I put my phone upside down, and agreed with myself not to pick it up til i finished my glass of red wine. No answers to “how fast do cherry trees grow?”, “will it rain tonight?”, or “where to buy…