I’m very grateful to be singing a couple of songs at a benefit for my daughter’s school on Thursday along with these wonderful artists:
I’m very happy that my poem “Variations on Absence” has been published in the new issue of a great journal, Right Hand Pointing. If you’d like to read it please click here.
the clarinet players stationed
on pillars and then
someone turned off the lights
and all the white shirts
One of my students made this out of blocks while his sister was having her lesson. So sweet! My hope is that my students feel excited and stimulated by studying with me, and it means so much to get that reassurance. I remember feeling the same way when I was a child. I was 5 when I watched my sister take lessons, and I did not miss one. I first learned through observing, and couldn’t wait for my 6th birthday to begin piano lessons.
“The Language of Motherhood.” You can read it here.
the tree with many arms
now holds white flowers
on each of its thousand fingers
at peace in the air
through which the wind curls
like butter and under
the sky, is me
beholding the new few
On Friday I received an email that my poem had been published on Fat City Review. I had read some articles about the political crisis in Syria and it seeped its way into my writing. The poem can be read here: shelter poem
Thank you for reading.
Thank you for visiting my site. I plan to update this blog with news, streams of new work, and info about new projects I’m working on. I look forward to conversations with you, soon.
In the meantime, here is a piano & poem piece for you, titled “hush”:
I’d love to hear what you think in the comments below.