A birthday jingle for my mamma! Happy birthday, mum! :-)
And yes, the advertising industry has ruined tinkly sounds for everybody.
Nevertheless: here is Danse des jouets… and it is the first time I’ve live recorded the motley of random instruments I’ve got lying about, and tried to put all the sounds together…
Being as I suck at writing lyrics, I decided one day to hunt for copyright-free poetry. I found a site with the good stuff. I came across a (thankfully modernized) version of something once penned by Shakespeare (sonnet #71, apparently… or so it says in my notes). Just look at a snippet of the tongue-twisting original …
wow, what a weekend!
a non-stop song-making blitz
lasting two days straight!
“Why the star trek transporter deck?”, you might ask, and not receive much of an answer.
I did attempt a vague sort of description on soundcloud itself, if interested.
I doubt very much that the warm-fuzzy-snuggles hack is intentional on their part.
stretch limbs flex muscle
go forth with vigor un-felt
strength un-mustered yet
into wind-swept lanes
amongst the bones of the old
city; bear further
into your long frost.
where fires fizzle in the ice:
crouch low and breathe life.
sink into the mud of my
Kit-Kat Chunky bites
I heard it was snubbed for awards. This is interesting to me, because when I finally went to see it, I was SEVERELY underwhelmed. And now what I want you to remember dear reader, is that what follows is not a review of the civil rights movement, or of the proceedings at Selma, but rather a review …
Sephora! At last;
My purse-strings quiver before
the bright spring palettes.
I have been on a history kick of late. It started when I stumbled across (for the umpteentrillionth time), the whole Black Egypt / Black Israelites knickers-twistup of a memeplex, and fell into the Ancient Eqypt maw of some leviathan wikipedia hyper-tesseract that had me leaping back and forth through the millenia and open-new-tabbing my way across the Sahel and into imperial Germany and …
A kind of intriguing, interesting read… that I stumbled across recently. I think it’s basically a sociology prof working in Japan, and writing a blog, and having his Japanese students chime in occasionally with their own content: