Packed into my chest

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Love and big fish, at the Drift Inn

I found an even better resource for regular inspiration-via-verse than the Poetry app: the poem-a-day email newsletter. Today’s edition delivered this timely piece, given my travels last week to see Mom safely through her heart surgery: Continue reading “Packed into my chest”

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“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. 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 … Continue reading “Wild Leaves”