fall leaves

“Wild Leaves”

A beauteous poem: Wild Leaves from Patti Smith. As music: here is a video version of the song Wild Leaves. This is from a songwriter I know to respect, but hadn’t really discovered until very recently.

fall leaves

They light up the yard like a dance floor. Where is Tony Manero when you need him?

So, here’s to rock memoirs, annoying song lyrics web pages, devotion, book suggestions from friends, inspiration, gateway rhythms, the Rolling Stone record guide (circa 1983), and YouTube.

Some reading recommendations for you, today:  Patti Smith’s “Just Kids”, and Keith Richards’ “Life”. Drink it up!