Core – Manipura

“Anger is the first step towards courage.” — Sinéad O’Conner  

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Evolution of an Insult

Have you ever been called a groupie? I think the closest I ever came to being a groupie was during my Madonna-wannabe phase (yes, I went through it), or maybe my Siouxie Sioux phase (I was a goth, too, though I recall I smiled way too much to pull it off well). In either of […]

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Gimme More Want it Back

Amanda Palmer is one of the most exciting, raw, inventive, inspiring artists around right now. I love reading about her visionary bursts and excursions, and her challenges in finding balance between love (she’s married to one of my favorite authors, Neil Gaiman), the compulsion to create, and everything in-between.

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if I don’t make a break for it

I will miss the red orange glow of sunset, long purple shadows and turtle doves and rabbits, the smell of creosote and orange blossoms, I will miss looking up at the sky and seeing a million stars.

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time revolver (fragment)

I wish I could take the way back machine and just be in another time. See Patti Smith in concert in 1976. Or Jimi Hendrix. Or Janis Joplin. Or Mozart. Imagine that, seeing Mozart conduct one of his orchestras.

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