During my year of DOWN TIME, I like so many, have been cleaning out my closets, my drawers, my music files.
I have been traveling back in song-writer time to some of my oldies-but-goodies., looking for more BURIED TREASURES. And I came upon this one, which I had forgotten about, and upon listening, realized how very fond of it I am.
It is called THE OTHER SIDE OF MY HEARTBEAT.
A love song, of course.
Written and recorded in the 80’s…ye Gods…
and wonderfully sung by a very dear and talented friend of mine named Mara Getz.
It is a demo. The arrangement is definitely 80’s, (which, I have to admit, was my favorite music period.)
I challenge anyone out there, who likes this song, to re-make it and bring it into the 21st century!
So sit back, relax, and enter my WAY BACK MACHINE.
My poem for May
I think I shall become a rose
A ball of silent fire suspended
Between sun and soil
Lanced to earth on emerald spear
Pulled to the eye-clear air-pure void of sky
By iron webs of light
Spun and spinning
From groin and beak of star spider
Stretched to screaming silent expectation
For Dawn’s hot tongue
Moon’s cool finger
To touch and stroke
To make my skull explode
In shrieks of color
Wails of perfume
I am no more a thing tight-closed
A promise in Springtime bud
I am at last a truth
Red loud, blood vulgar
Full-blown at last
I am become a rose
With Love & Music