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Joel Shearer

“Usually I Do” Sometimes I put the bananas next to the lemons Sometimes I forget to breathe Sometimes I feel lonely Sometimes I hold my loneliness in my lap and stroke its head until it falls asleep Sometimes I am … Continue reading

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Orange you glad, you have what you have?

“I got up one Christmas morning and we didn’t have nothing to eat. We didn’t have an apple, we didn’t have an orange, we didn’t have a cake, we didn’t have nothing.” Muddy Waters

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“Praises From A Tenor Sax” by L. K. Thayer

like salt on a bloodsucker recoiling, shriveling paralyzed fits of punishing pawnshop reuniting with the sell-out the down and out muck and mire choir singing praises from a tenor sax and a song you can’t let go of… fill the … Continue reading

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“Speedy’s Kitchen” by Steve Almaas

  “A Minneapolis Story” He only came to Mill City ’til the heat cooled down He had friends there who could set him up Those square heads would never know what hit ‘em Or how much they could lose to … Continue reading

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“The Bridge To Nowhere” by C. Jean Pearlstein

L.A. Times article on valued added by LAUSD teachers Ranking them by name. Final blow for struggling, depressed young man He jumped off the bridge Jumped to freedom from brutal pain Jumped to freedom from humiliation Jumped from possible reprimand … Continue reading

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Clara Schuman

“My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.” -Clara Schuman (Thanks Roz!) :)

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Jim Morrison

“Listen, real poetry doesn’t say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.” Jim Morrison

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“My Melody” by L. K. Thayer

I am alone most of the time and most of the time I like it that way that is how I conduct my orchestra no strings attached L. K. Thayer All Rights Reserved © 2009

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