Music Monday ~ So Much Cheese, nom nom nom

Measuring Tubes
1981: Members of the performance art pop band the Tubes. Included are Vince Welnick, Rick Anderson, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Prairie Prince, Michael Cotten, and Bill Spooner. They are all posing with drafting tools. (Photo by Capitol Records/Getty Images)

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So much filling a room

We moved to a small room in an annex to the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church. Nada Gordon was teaching – I think we were free-writing, getting warmed up.

My marriage was a disaster and I did’t necessarily feel like feeling anything – so I focused on the room and the sounds and the imagery and the energy of nervous writers filling the space. I put a lot of pressure on writing to take the place of music.

I’m guessing this happened in 2004.

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