Black History

Today media’s bombardment of well paid pop acoustical-movie celebrities has all but obliterated consciousness of the great musical innovators: Oscar Peterson Art Tatum Earl Hines Charlie Parker Miles Davis John Coltrane Mcoy Tyner Elvin Jones Louis Armstrong Dizzie Gilesppie Duke Ellington Nancy Wilson Sarah Vaughn Nina Simone Ella Fitzgerald Billy Holliday Dakota Staton Joe Williams … More Black History

Weapons of War

On my CP24, 24 hour weather and sports channel I’m informed that Germany’s chancellor wants China to join arms control talks but wishes that the US would keep fighting in Syria. Arms control would have meaning if the manufacturing  of arms could be controlled. Even though Mr. Trump wants out of Syria he wants to … More Weapons of War

Today February 8, 2019 there is still  no journalist interest evident in my online searches for expert comments about the Bruce MacArthur sentencing after day 1 of 3 days of hearings. Since day 1, Monday, February 4, 2019 I’ve seen  only identical text copies reporting the sadistic aftermath of MacArthur’s murder of eight human beings, … More

“George”

He used to call us “George” All of us,”George” Even though he knew our names. Harry up the street like me was “George”. Though I never asked why he said it, I trusted in its sameness – Its sense of objective  egalitarian comraderie.  

The muse has departed.

Popular music has been changing significantly over the years,………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….anger, disgust, fear, sadness, and conscientiousness have increased significantly, while joy, confidence, and openness expressed in pop song lyrics have declined.

Civilization

Yesterday, January 25, my computer monitor greeted me with a Bing broadcast image that for the first time since I began receiving Bing images last August 2018 on my new computer was free of those exotic nature panorama sometimes displaying wild animals.

Pretending

Originally posted on Deremigi's Blog:
In the candle-like Twinkle Of billboards Denying the moon at times, Pretending To be the attraction Like the dressers Promenading in decade-old Daring.