Honey, I ain’t nothing new :: songs and poetry

Keep Art Alive :: “Decadence and Despair” :: Art by Sarah Joncas Stamp Collector Lament (by me) I carry your letters with me, out back, stolen moments in the rain, I need to possess this part of you, alone. You are the sticky sweet part of my existence, full of wonder and lust, I page…

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Have you ever seen the rain? :: songs and poetry

There is a whirlwind whip of hesitation stuck sticky in the back of my mind, like the start of a run in a favorite pair of stockings, or a scratch on that vinyl 45 of Heart of Glass, the one I bought on the other side of the Bay when we were still together. I…

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Most of the time I wouldn’t change it if I could :: Soundtrack Shout Out Wednesday

High Fidelity :: Soundtrack Shout Out A movie centered around a record store based on a book by Nick Hornby starring John Cusack with an amazing soundtrack, how could I possibly resist this movie, I mean, so many things I love all in one film, amazing. I spent many years working in record stores, and many…

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Keep writing :: video of the day

Lost in Translation (2003) “The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” ~ Bob Harris Sometimes I need time with Charlotte and Bob, they inspire me and make me feel less crazy and broken, and more understood. There is comfort in fictional characters you relate…

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This is not what I do :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: “Forget About Me” :: Art by Jeaneen Carlino Never Give a Girl a Gun (by me) There are still these blisters on the inside of each hand, notches left on my hip where the holster used to hang. You taught me to aim to the left and close one eye tight,…

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