Tag Archives: Music

Thought For the Day: What One Can Be, One Must Be

“A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.” – Abraham Maslow, psychologist (1 Apr 1908-1970)    

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Music Like Ideas

Post-Punk was a thing right?  😉  See if you can tell which band this poem alludes to if you can.  Might be fun. Music Like Ideas by Michael Romani Coming from a time when Music sounded like ideas It was … Continue reading

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I’m Sure You’d Say

Did you ever have special friends that you daydreamed aloud with a kid?  What were you going to be when you grew up?  I mean besides older… I’m Sure You’d Say by Michael Romani Childhood’s dreams into imaginary We set … Continue reading

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Lost In the Sound

Some days, I miss the bad ole days of playing music and thinking that was where my journey would always lead. Lost In the Sound by Michael Romani Taking all All in stride Taken for A wild ride Taken too … Continue reading

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Dream Big Ghazal

Poem A Day #4 is to be of the Ghazal poetry form. Ghazals were originally popularized and written by such notables as Rumi and Hafiz of Persia.  Through the influence of Goethe (1749–1832), the ghazal became very popular in Germany … Continue reading

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The Dreams We Need

As a society, we spend too much time trying to stifle the dreams of both children and the inner most child in all of us.   We misplace our values, thinking that dreams are merely wants.  We dream to dream.  … Continue reading

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The Greatest of All Time

Often in discussing sports and things, people talk in terms of who is the greatest of all time.  That’s never made much sense to me.  We can never know who is up and coming for example as to why… The … 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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Top Violinists In Popular Music

The following is a compilation I put together of 100 of the top and most popular violinists in popular music through the 20th and 21st Centuries.  This compilation represents a broad cross section of talent that has presented itself in … Continue reading

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Rezz Day Poem For SliverLight GypsyHeart

Her guy was out of town so I didn’t feel right taking photos of her to put up in my blog.  Still, this lady has a wonderful music venue that is in SecondLife and she is about the nicest person … Continue reading

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