Music Medicine (Accompanied Reading)

Since moving off grid I have found internet access challenging. No time to write a new medicine poem and so this is an older write but with the addition of a musical accompaniment on Kalimba by fellow musician and poet Christine Stevens.



Poem Text:


15 thoughts on “Music Medicine (Accompanied Reading)

  1. Frank Hubeny says:

    Well paced audio. I like how you didn’t put the text down so one would have to hear it. I also liked how this started out with observing that we let go of things we don’t know we let go of.

  2. Glenn Buttkus says:

    An interesting exercise in Poetics, Paul–although I would like to have seen the words, the magic and feel of riding the words, diving off the ends of lines, feeling the melody from the refrains.

  3. Strawberry Abbey says:

    I’m having trouble playing the recording. I’ve tried several times and can’t figure out what I’m doing wrong. Let me see if you’ve posted it on Twitter; maybe I’ll have better luck there.

  4. hypercryptical says:

    My heart bleeds too Paul.
    Only humankind has the medicine we need to save this Earth of ours – but we are unable to swallow it. We live for the now…

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