THE LAYERS

I have walked through many lives,some of them my own,and I am not who I was,though some principle of beingabides, from which I strugglenot to stray.When I look behind,as I am compelled to lookbefore I can gather strengthto proceed on my journey,I see the milestones dwindlingtoward the horizonand the slow fires trailingfrom the abandoned camp-sites,over […]

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THE BOOK OF LOVE

The book of love is long and boringNo one can lift the damn thingIt’s full of charts and facts and figuresand instructions for dancingbut I, I love it when you read to meand you, you can read me anything The book of love has music in itIn fact that’s where music comes fromSome of it […]

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IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND

Those of us women who love other women not only find ourselves underrepresented on screen, but it’s fairly close to zero that we hear our kind of love expressed in song between two women as well. When I heard this cover by Diana Krall and Sarah McLachlan of the classic by Gordon Lightfoot, I couldn’t […]

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REMEMBERING 9/11

Of course I remember what I was doing on that day: I was driving to Concord to see my mom and do some shopping, driving in a car with a radio that didn’t work. It wasn’t until I reached my mother’s office, and she asked me if I’d heard about the planes, about NYC, and […]

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