Heldentenor

There are certain voices that touch you and lift you. I enjoy listening to older recordings of operas and concerts, and discovered Jon Vickers. His voice affected me in this way, so I wrote this poem for him 🙂🎵✨🌞

Angels and Lutes: Inspiration

This poem was inspired by this painting from the Smithsonian, and the purchase of my own beautiful lute (a gallichon) a few years ago….

The Magic

I believe if you ask most poets why they write, they will say “Because I have to”. I’m also a musician, and it’s the same – I MUST practice and play music! It’s who I am. When a poem comes to me, it’s as if I fall into a kind of “trance” – every bitContinue reading “The Magic”