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A classic poem takes a new (musical) flight


A dear friend of mine, who shall remain in anonymity, once showed me e.e. cummings’ i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart). As clichéd as it sounds, I loved it. In the course of this past semester, I enrolled in a composition class. In this class put my big boy pants, and […]

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antephialtic


Whisper the mantra handed by him solace  yourself, center the crooked Time and time again listen again cradle the covers The voice murmurs shine on the road shine on oneself Whisper the succoring mantra soothe the skin lull the voix

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Silver, Red, and Gold


  Glide Fall down, collide break new ground smile… Let it rain let it fall engulf the winds deluge…  

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Aria


In the cruel missing  where laughter and tears meet, sing a song of despair sing a song of agony sing the aria of longing… As the chords traveling to their neighboring keys, lost in the musical sea, let the strings be your compass, and guide you through the fog Let the seasons change the dust […]

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Gray


You are neutral. a hipster of sorts, you don’t want to be a show off nor invisible the middle child of color, gray Assertive, yet soft you’re a color without color a soul without function grey Some say you are noble, regal, and firm like stone others see you as dull, worthless, foggy in the […]

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Róisín Dubh


What sin did you commit to betray your own kind? What perturbed your soul so deeply, that you scarred your beautiful skin? Tell me my child, no whisper, who or what did this? In which shade of the night did your nightmares came true? Did they feel better? Torturing you until they remained and you fade? As the […]

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I dreamt


I dreamt of us smiling without stopping smiling with no problems Alone. In peace I dreamt of us. We were happy. Away frm here, finally in our home. I dreamt of you of you and I I dreamt and dreamt and I will dream without stopping for this dream will become reality I  won’t stop […]

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Écoutez


Hark! Listen to the sound of my soul washing over trickling down the rocky road Concentrate! Pay attention! Can’t you listen the sound? A soul spiraling out of control? Ça commence! It’s begun! Let me pour you down so you can get closer… Entendre! pour mon petit cœur (to my little heart) il bat pour […]

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Dance for me


Third Installment in the “Murmure dans le vent” series. This poem shall expose the second movement in Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings” in C Major. For previous posts in this series you can go here part une & deux

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Compose


I write with tears with pain with sorrow forlornly I record ecstatically melodramatically lovingly sentimentally exuberantly inamorato your skin I compile your mouth your pearls, and diamonds -as they fall- broaching them softly…. I pencil the future the past the sighs your sight our love your lips my embrace your semblance I compose in you […]

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