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:
Suited and booted I was. Top of my game and driving a fast car. Selling my soul for the price of making it. Big bucks and sadness on tap. It wasn't supposed to be like this at the top. The brochure looked much nicer than the reality. Slave to the machine. Walking away to follow … Continue reading Leaping
i don't know how we get there most of the time (sometimes it's obvious.) but i love it when we do when we be when we do when we be when we do be do be do, right? it becomes a flow there is nowhere else to inhabit the needle has dropped the … Continue reading Heart of it
tweak-finger dark-foot stepping snip-snipping night-life grooves te tssst te te tssst te te tssst te tssst te te tssst te te tssst tin cats hot roof blown straight wild out and beat time bright tapped ticking talk soul grit and grime and fucked up life smoked blind and free form whipping up storms of slated vine … Continue reading Fuck Jazz!
six string wall of sound hewn from heavy metal made for amplification wrenching a response from deep in the gut head bobbing spine tingling power chords that bit hard timeless riffs memory inked air played for all the Rock you brought we salute you submission for dVerse Quadrille R.I.P Malcom Young
Here we dance upon our leaf tossed floor Northern beech full of soul no chalk required here twisting our bodies to the rhythms of the Earth on green moss covered creepers flailing curly dreadlocks in our wake ancient gnarly faces lit with full wide grins we are up and at it in the early hours … Continue reading keep the faith
electric fingertips channeling screeching soul air magiced vibrato tugging the guts of it all smoky vocal painting velvet strokes snake hipped bass lines with funk to spare a beat so far back it was the original rhythm young gifted bluesmen breaking out breaking Free Posted for Quadrille #40 at dVerse Notes: Formed in London … Continue reading tons of sobs