Tag Archives: Guitar

Short Form Poetry Workshop: Arkquain String -Sunshine Arkquain

Tonight’s Short Form Poetry Workshop exposed us to the Arkquain String form.  So, what exactly is that and how does it work, right? It was invented by Madison Shaw, aka Arkbear on Allpoetry. 12 lines with ( 1 ) break … Continue reading

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Guitar Lesson

Tiggy and I have decided to maybe go ahead and have me play live music in an environment called Second Life.   Could be a lot of fun right?  As we were dancing to her choreography, she gave me some … Continue reading

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In This House (We Make Our Home)

There are houses and there are those that become homes… In This House (We Make Our Home) by Michael Romani In this house, we set the tune Daring other to match so soon As reckless as we care to be … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Craft

Out under the street lights I’ve spent one too many nights Chasing the neon gods of rock Pursuing my craft instead of small talk Like a street busker playing Thinking the magic would be staying Until one day I put … Continue reading

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Word Prompt – Choice

The old guitarist sat casually strumming Daydreaming about summer spent thumbing Across what was then his own little world Just to be in the company of a certain girl Finally starting to lift up his quiet ole voice He sang … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Baaba Maal and Mansour Seck – Djam Leelii

Bringing guitar back to its African roots, the music presented here is as pastoral as it is centered as it is mindful of a centered journey through life.  This album of two African guitarists, some percussion and an electric accent … Continue reading

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Running Down Petty Dreams

Dedicated to the extraordinary life of an ordinary every day hero of the common men and women of our cynical generation desperate for the reason to hope that he so often gave us. Running Down Petty Dreams by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: John Fahey – The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death

In 1965, American finger stylist guitar player John Fahey composed and released The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death.  This was his fifth album and the first released by a company outside of his own.   In the turbulent underpinnings of his … Continue reading

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Wordpress Daily Prompt for 7/5/2017 – Pluck

No matter how you pluck No matter what you strum With any sort of luck A song forms in the sum And its melody plays on Long after the crowds are gone

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Suck In Cool

Suck In Cool by Michael Romani I was my own kind of bad boy Back in the days I was in school I had all kinds of jokes that I would employ I grew up strong being nobody’s fool I … Continue reading

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