Category Archives: Music

Many years ago

For N. B. I played you my newly burnt CD with Kanika Banerjee songs You said She sounds like a dying goat and laughed and laughed – Niebla (© 2019) NoteKanika Banerjee (1924 – 2000) was an Indian Rabindra Sangeet … Continue reading

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Prisoner no. 9

“Every day is an opportunity!” “Padre, why are you telling me this?” “Every day is an opportunity for everyone.” “So what do you want me to do? Flutter out of here? Spread my wings?” “Even the caged bird sings.” – … Continue reading

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Sunny Saturday in May

What could be more irritating than the nasty violence of a chain saw shredding a perfect day like this? – Niebla (© 2011) Razor edge of time poetic seasonal reporting for Writer’s Island.

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3 words

“Rock’n roll for world, jazz for a small club, a folk song for dance, make that for me.” Continue reading

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A different kind of communication

I’m going to let Buffy Sainte-Marie speak on the topic of telephone – because this song is what came to my mind first when I read Sunday Scribblings‘ invitation … Moonshot Off into outer space you go my friends we … Continue reading

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Thanks to my American colleague and friend Christopher, my musical horizon has expanded greatly over the past year or so. I’ve come to know bands I’d never heard of before, such as Pearl Jam (I always think of ‘toe jam’ … Continue reading

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Stranded two summers ago

Not my own take for One Single Impression, but Shawn Colvin’s – worlds colliding, worlds apart, a relationship two light years past… Stranded Was it really two summers ago Or was it outer space We both had nowhere to go … Continue reading

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Kindness and rock’n roll

When I visited One Single Impression today and saw the “kindness” prompt, I immediately thought of this Richard Thompson song. It is actually a hard-hitting, rocky number. But kindness doesn’t necessarily have to be meek and mild, does it? Hand … Continue reading

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A good thought to start the day

It radiates in warmth, it rises on effortless wings, it spreads in soothing waves both major and minor, it gains momentum, it turns with the Earth, it is at once reflected by the clouds and transcends them, reaching the Sun, … Continue reading

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Dimming Of The Day

This old house is falling down around my ears I’m drowning in a river of my tears When all my will is gone you hold me sway I need you at the dimming of the day You pull me like … Continue reading

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