grace in the graceless

Two birds sing on the power lines above,
and I wonder if they know he’s dead, crooning
a funeral hymn, a winged ode to a lost flight.
I am cruel, staring and continuing to sip my brown coffee,
as a breeze lifts the hairs on my arm.

My friend says,

“It’s arresting and it makes you pause.
There was no delight in its death I’m sure
but perhaps of a wing that will not fly –
a could have… if only… and so then…
naturally pointing my thoughts to living.”

So I am elevated to a witness,
obliquely closer to nature,
sharing in its morbid beauty,
a willing guest in the circle of life.


LadyGunn Magazine

Editorials and live interviews for LadyGunn Magazine:

Interview/editorial with Fitz & The Tantrums

Live interview with Portugal. The Man

Meg Myers Concert Review for

I saw Meg Myers play at The Troubadour and wrote a music review for

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Crystal Fighters Concert Review

“Naked, Pringle [the lead singer] probably looks more like an ascetic spiritual guru than a bona fide rockstar. However, donning giant sunglasses, a sparkly silver sequined top and billowing black bottoms that arguably resembled a yogic skirt of sorts, he whirled around the stage with indubitable star quality…”

Read full review at LOAR.

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