Tears of a Solitary Parent

Tears of a Solitary Parent

I see You on the distant horizon at that line between sea and sky Just can I see You, but only just. Is it You? Above the smoke which separates land and Lord Somewhere You are there. You are, I know. I  will soon have to go, and here I ask Your time The burning,...
Zen and Sea Fever

Zen and Sea Fever

  I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking, And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn breaking. Sea Fever ...
Back to Black

Back to Black

I HAD AN IDLE MOMENT RECENTLY and decided to watch a biography of John Coltrane. This period in US history of the 1930s-mid-1960s for some reason is beguilingly fascinating to me, and not only music-wise, but also for its art scene. American Abstract Expressionist art...