Category Archives: Odds and Ends

For John Keats: This Living Hand

… I think that I’m a candle whose flame stays round the wick whether set in one place or carried never wavering an inch from where I’ve always been. I hold out my hand like you did. When I’m happy and look at it it’s […]

The Reverend Billy Choir in La Plaza do The Second Coming by W.B. Yeats

… Yesterday, Sunday, July 9, 2017 folks gathered at La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez at 9th Street and Avenue C in NYC to say goodbye to the weeping willow tree that was planted by Latino youths in the mid-seventies when they decided to change […]

The English Garden: Portraits by Akram: 7/18/14

… Portraits from the English Garden by Akram who decided to join Tom, Martin and me for our Friday walk across Central Park. … … … … … … … … … … … … …

Go Love

… … What’s not to like about a band that has a member who plays the typewriter? Go Love had their reunion, album release and final show at Sidewalk Cafe, NYC, on Friday night, April 25, 2014. Tired as I was I went and woke […]

Shadows On The Rocks

… Whether we want to admit it or not we are only shadows on the rocks. “Yes,” says the cricket. “Yes,” says the mouse. “You are only shadows on the rocks.” “No,” says the blossom wanting to come out. “No,” says the shadow on the […]