Oscars, then Oscar, during National Poetry Month

I hope to still have at least one more piece ready here this month, but I’ll admit that I waylaid some time yesterday watching the Academy Award “Oscars” while restringing and doing some deferred maintenance on a couple of guitars. Awards shows — which are of course promotional events regardless of their area of the … Continue reading Oscars, then Oscar, during National Poetry Month

What the Thunder Said Part 4 and completing our performance of “The Waste Land”

During this project’s first April #NationalPoetryMonth back in 2017 I started what has become a 5-year serialized performance of the entirety of T. S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land.”  And here we are today, finally completing that portion of our Parlando Project. Why “The Waste Land?”  for this lengthy each-April presentation? Several reasons. Like a number … Continue reading What the Thunder Said Part 4 and completing our performance of “The Waste Land”

Reapers

Let me continue in our celebration of National Poetry Month. Yes, but. Though some of my international readers may not suspect this, others of you may wonder how I’m doing after another incident were someone in my metropolitan area was killed in a government incident that seems unnecessary and unjust. I’d describe my overall reaction … Continue reading Reapers