Music / Real life

blind faith

He won’t go away. He still knocks. Like a pesky door-to-door salesman… i leave no forwarding address and yet and still… here he is. i peer through the peephole, amazed at his persistence… offended by his insistence even in the face of the “No Solicitors” sign… he’s at it again. i ignore the knocks until their sound … Continue reading

Music / Real life

daddy dearest

i wrote a piece for an english class years ago. We were reading Socrates.  i focused on Antigone and her father (Oedipus, of course).  “Like father, like daughter” was the title of the paper… and that pretty much sums it up. While most people view the oedipal story through the lens of males and their … Continue reading

Music / Real life

Smile

i’ve been praying (best word i have for it) for my father’s happiness. i struggled with it so at the beginning that i set my cell phone with reminders throughout the day… “pray” it says on the screen… and i flip to my gallery of images on my phone and settle on this shot of … Continue reading