Category Child of Euterpe

Ladies Be Singin’

Just a wild mountain rose, needing freedom to grow  So I ran fearing not where I’d go  When a flower grows wild, it can always survive  Wildflowers don’t care where they grow. –Wildflowers, Dolly Parton Then Miriam, the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out […]

Squeezing Out the Slave

This talk is like stamping new coins. They pile up, while the real work is done outside by someone digging in the ground. -Rumi, Trans. Coleman Barks Lights go out all over the world, but the vision of what was illuminated remains on the retinas and in the mind. Then there are those that illuminate, […]

The Unending Consolation of Creedence

Confucius said, “Let a man be stimulated by poetry, established by the rules of propriety, and perfected by music.” -Confucius, The Analects 8:8 Just about a year ago I set out on the road. Seeking my fame and fortune Looking for a pot of gold. Things got bad and things got worse, I guess you know the […]