Posts Tagged ‘poetry

05
Apr
14

Night owl chat – That famous Obot, Michael McDonald (and a poem)

Earlier today I expressed my, um, less than fond regards for noted musician Michael McDonald. I was then made aware that Mr. McDonald is a fierce Obot, who has taken fan displeasure in speaking out for Pres. Obama. So, in expiation, some of Mr. McDonald’s oeuvre. BUT, only with the Doobie Brothers; I can go a lifetime without listening to “Sweet Freedom” again.

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I Keep Forgettin’

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Takin’ it to the Streets

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01
Jul
13

Night Owl Chat – The Spoken Word

In a break from music, some poetry to take you into the night.

T.S. Eliot – “The Hollow Men”

Jill Scott – An Evening of Poetry at the White House

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03
May
13

night owl chat – poetry edition

Which came first, the word or music? We may never know. I’m torn: I’m a writer, but music permeates my life.

Still, in a change of pace, some spoken word for the night.

First, Donald Hall, former US poet laureate.

The amazing Maya Angelou.

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