Anything to make you smile :: musical sensory recall

Keep Art Alive :: “Angel” :: Art by Sarah Joncas “But someone, they could have warned you, when things start splitting at the seams and now, the whole thing’s tumbling down. But, no one’s ever gonna love you more than I do.” The unexpected moment came, silently pouncing from around a dark corner into the…

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Why did you come if you can’t stay forever? :: songs and prose

“Who was I before you? I can’t remember. Why couldn’t have I been the one to leave here first? I love you, but goodbye.” Seems I am always leaving something, that I am always having to let something go, or someone. Maybe it is the same for everyone, the passing of time, the inevitability of…

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I know I dreamed you :: Under the Covers Sunday

“I watched you suffer, a dull, aching pain, and now you’ve decided to show me the same. No sweeping exits, or offstage lines, can make me feel bitter, or treat you unkind.” Wild Horses :: The Sundays The original is one of my favorite songs, and the cover by The Sundays is a musical snapshot…

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Masked and Covered :: A Playlist

From your lips she drew a hallelujah :: A Masked & Covered Playlist for Under the Covers Sunday Listen here on Spotify Hallelujah :: Jeff Buckley Skinny Love :: Birdie Something :: Jim Sturgess Our Lips Are Sealed :: Nouvelle Vague Chasing Cars :: Vitamin String Orchestra Rocket Man :: My Morning Jacket Only You…

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I’m marking every word :: video of the day

Don’t Talk (live) :: 10,000 Maniacs “I’d rather hear some truth tonight, than entertain your lies. So take your poison silently, let me be, let me close my eyes.”

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Said won’t you follow me down to the Rose Parade? :: song of the day

“Tripped over a dog in a choke-chain collar, people were shouting and pushing and saying. Traded a smoke for a food stamp dollar, ridiculous marching band started playing; Got me singing-a-long with some half-hearted victory song.” Growing up I spent most holidays and vacations with my Grandparents. They lived nearly round the corner from where…

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