So You Like My Poetry

ok. that’s cool. Being with you is all I’ve ever wanted.

Like tasting the first ripe cherry of the season

or breathing in the first wild white rose growing

in tangled leafy thatches down by the lagoon

the total immersion of my senses that you are

walking barefoot, hand in hand, over a soft emerald carpet of grass.

 

 

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Canada, Italy, Mexico,Turkey! Thanks for saying “Hi” Today!

Here’s River of Stars. Yes indeed.  I just happen to have a map if Italy around here too…where Radio Indie

International in Taranto *see map) has been playing our beloved tune all over the land. Thanks for that!

All I know is, I’d rather be in Taranto, than Toronto. Turkish and Mexican folks too, please leave your comments!

i.e.write on my site 🙂 I would like to visit and learn your language. Can YOU find “Taranto?” Isn’t this fun?images

Blog ON Bill C51 and there will be NO frog kissing allowed

Had to cancel our much anticipated, much promoted Blue Frog Concert. miserable. What are do you to do, when both Facebook and Shaw lock you out because of inviting “too many” friends? As it turns out: they were both wrong. Not enough people were invited and my hands were tied to do more. Stephen Harpers Gestapo Bill C51 has gone much too far. This is my living and I won’t have my tools taken away. HBposter5

Hello World!

Hi, I just had to say hi 🙂 That’s it really. I like you, just wanted to give you a shout. But wait…there’s more…here are TWO MUST SEE SHOWS!! The Blue Frog click here. ” TICKETS ”

The PeaceWeaver show is Friday night, will be epic: all info in poster. Feast your eyes, feast your ears…

JUNE 21 in Whiterock 7:30

JUNE 21 in Whiterock 7:30

June 12 PeaceWeaver

June 12 PeaceWeaver

Come to the Garden Come to the Sea!

Summer’s first sweet roses are here…with a scent that carries you far away,

or is it far within?

bite into your first shiny purple cherry, slip on a foxglove

watch blue back swifts dip and curve through the amber evening air

see tiny wood ducklings zoom at bugs darting in the air just over their heads

See all the firsts. All the miracles of Summer’s colourful pageant beginning…

What a time to be alive!

I offer you two great shows this Saturday. Come to the Garden, Come to the Sea!

Dino DiNicolo and I will be at 338 E.14th st. North Vancouver 2-4 pm. The whole band will be at the Silk Purse for 7:30 MUST SEE!!!

May 30 2-4 pm

May 30 2-4 pm

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Mission of Mercy, Labour of Love…

Here I am in Napanee Ontario, the birthplace of Avril Lavigne. But my mission here is to visit my dear Da and hero in hospital. Stanley’s been in for five weeks already. I’m happy to say it looks like he’ll be going home soon, and we’ve had some great day passes together, noodling around and looking at stuff. Yesterday we scored big by coming upon a shipyard beside the road, near the Mill Bay ferry. Dad is very much a man of the sea, always had boats. When he saw the beauties there he said, “I may have to pick one of these up!” He was in great spirits yesterday, most heartwarming.IMG_1494

Bill Runge is a God

Yes, he is. The reason “Serengeti” is so epic is because of his amazing talents as a writer and arranger, not to mention multi-instrumentalist! So this is very much a shared honor with the one and only Bill Runge.http://www.billrunge.com/

This is top shelf jazz, the kind that lives between 64th notes, and Burke’s virtuosity with the flute is rivaled only by her skill as a songwriter.”

The Akademia Music Awards – Los Angeles, CA

http://www.theakademia.com/april2015_bestsong_instrumentalacousticjazz.htm

Also all thanks to our wonderful engineer Ken Burke of Burkeville Productions.

Here’s Ken’s video with “Serengeti.” It’s a (literal) trip!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVFEevdFbWU

Thanks everybody! gotta go practice now…

aboard my brother’s boat “Island Roamer“of www.bluewateradventures.ca It was Mom’s 90th

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