Posts Tagged ‘exile on main street’

Rip this joint…

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

In 1972, the Rolling Stones, about to begin a larger than life, full-blown rock and roll journey across America, released what became one of their most important records—Exile on Main Street.  A mythic American landscape unreels in the music, like a deafening low-flying crop duster veering from one end of the continent to the other, […]

Exiles…

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Here’s a poem I wrote for Robin Behn’s workshop this month.  That “Fish Out of Water” workshop was the highlight of the residency.  Great stuff.   Exiles   Cymbal sheen and cymbal swirl, Sheets of sound unfurl with a jukebox dimed In the back, Coltrane. Giant steps in seven league boots with Miles to go […]