"Because I think I am making progress.."
"In my craft or sullen art
Exercised in the still night
When only the moon rages
And the lovers lie abed
With all their griefs in their arms,
I labor by singing light......."
I am fortunate to be living in pursuit of my Muse, nourished by one musical genre after another, hopefully contributing something to each along the way...i avoid the rigors of a life outside of music, i jump and bend genres at will in quest of my musical self---this is my path. I have followed the mantra of icons who have shed light upon this path-- among them
Dylan Thomas, who said famously: and Pablo Casals, who when asked
why he continued to practice at age 90, replied:
Musical, Mystical scribe Bob Dylan: ...and e.e.cummings......... who teaches us that that as we
consciously awake to breathe this precious air, we
understand, we continue, we are thankful...and joyous:
"...Pointed threats, they bluff with scorn
Suicide remarks are torn
From the fool’s gold mouthpiece the hollow horn
Plays wasted words, proves to warn
That he not busy being born is busy dying..."
" thank You God for most this amazing
day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything
which is natural which is infinite which is yes..."
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