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An Elephant in a China Shop

Let’s talk about mysterious forces. For instance, on a remote island off of Cape Cod where locals have grown up and never succumb to a tick bite before, a guest shows up for the first time, goes on a little…

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A Poem After The Accident In China

 

Persimmon Tree in Shunyi                                                                          

 

The air is clear and good today. 

There is a gentle breeze in Beijing 

Inside the 5th Ring. 

My daughter left the doors ajar. 

“The temperature is perfect” she told me.

She went out for a…

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Bad Accident

 

 

                              (Above: My knee looks like an angry gopher with an overbite)

After I told Jeffrey Berlin the story of my breaking of my kneecap he offered me a song about it in my own words. 

“ I knelt down in…

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How Are You Settling In?

March 7, 2023

This past week feeling settled finally. 

Feeling a little bit more comfortable and my circle is expanding. Highlights were a long walk in bad air to a beautiful spot on the Wen Yu river and then a…

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River Garden International Gated Compound

 

 

Feb 2, 2023

Strange dreams last night. Cats. A huge bloody rat – I had a gig with Bard somewhere. I finally started playing the gig and I was playing solo, except there was an old folks yoga class blasting…

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Movers Coming

Jan 11, 2023

The wind is blowing like crazy outside. "The winds of change" I guess. 

The phones don't work. The tower is down or the messages are simply blown away?

The moving man is supposed to arrive at 10:30…

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Free the Pooch

Dear Hermits, Misfits, Recluses, Music Lovers, Rebels, and Trouble Makers of all sorts,

It's fitting that I write to you now from a hotel in Queens, New York City. I arrived last night late in the evening at La Guardia…

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