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Last Waltz – Revisited

May 31, 2012

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The world lost one extremely talented musician on the 19th of April this year. That would be one Levon Helm: drummer and singer in . In 1976 Martin Scorsese filmed and documented their farewell performance at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco . Last night a group of similarly talented musicians recreated the Last Waltz […]

Evasion

May 20, 2012

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It’s 3:00 AM and I can’t sleep When these tears pour from my fingers To document my fears to keep from this ache that ever lingers Tears turn to blood and stain the page from every ache and pain From fear imagined, vaguely real that crushes like a runaway train. And million little pieces go […]

Negative space

May 16, 2012

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You didn’t see me, you saw the space around me. You didn’t see me, you saw what I left behind You saw the whole where I should have been You saw the world where I could have been But you didn’t see me You didn’t notice me, even when you walked right through You didn’t […]

A Clockwork Orange: 50 years later

May 2, 2012

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I just finished Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange. It was released in the US a few years before I was born and I just got around to reading it. Partly because I had heard the movie was so violent and disturbing. What I found in the novel was not as bad as portrayed […]