Tagged: jazz

once in awhile, here

once in awhile, here
meets there, then meets
now, it shouldn’t take
two measures of
courage to ask
for a dance
.
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seriously, you

seriously, you
are not missing a thing by
any stretch of my

imagination – it takes
two strings to reroute the blues
.
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a shot of jazz

you are teaching me

you are teaching me
to wrap my
listening around
Toninho Horta’s broken
voice
, a funny
valentine of sorts –
no agenda, no other
consideration, but
a weakness for
amar como te amo
.
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there are some things

there are some things
for which you still
go into
Manhattan –
your borrowed
books, a certain
kind of jazz, the
Union Square
fishermen, that
old Hollywood
grit
, a catalogued
indulgence
.
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from the harmonic

from the harmonic
analysis of your
nodes, to the way
you lean into the
dissonance of
each bud cluster,
you climb the
fence with a little
bit of jazz
, trained
to espalier like
a winged
cross-rhythm
.
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let us rehearse this