That’s one memory I choose to carry :: songs and poetry

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Joshua Petker Fade (by me) My memories are scattered transparent elusive misplaced misshapen I do not identify clearly with memory My eyes cloud over blur the way things were and the ages shift the time circles comes back again and blends It is more a haze of smells songs and sounds images faces words I try to piece them together string them up like Christmas lights so I might sit beneath them bask in the light make out why it matters who I was then not that I would ever want to go back … Continue reading That’s one memory I choose to carry :: songs and poetry

It speaks of dreams and heartaches :: Under the covers

200 More Miles (live) :: Ryan Adams, Natalie Merchant, Vic Chestnutt and Cowboy Junkies “Atlanta’s a distant memory, Montgomery a recent birth, and Tulsa burns on the desert floor, like a signal fire. I got Willie on the radio, a dozen things on my mind, and number one is fleshing out, these dreams of mine.” I was born with the soul of a gypsy, passed on by my Grandfather before me, and who knows who else that wandered soulfully, and restlessly, before him. My dreams are filled with movement, fluid and changeable, with winding roads and endless bodies of water … Continue reading It speaks of dreams and heartaches :: Under the covers

Nobody said it was easy :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: Film screenshot from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind :: A film by Michel Gondry This is it, Joel. it’s going to be gone soon.” ~ Clementine “I know.” ~ Joel “What do we do?” ~ Clementine “Enjoy it.” ~ Joel At the start of something between two people, the kind of start that may, or may not, turn into something more, there is a bit of undefined magic around. It is all chemistry and emotions, the air thick with possibility, curiosity, and desire. There are all these unanswered questions, this clean slate between, and the buzz of tension dancing across … Continue reading Nobody said it was easy :: song of the day