Just An Uncivilized Civilization

DoRee MelNic: Grief Out Loud. Art. And Life Post: Manners & Etiquette: Are They Important to Survival? Remember to say please and thank you, take your shoes off at the door, send a thank you note A Thought to Think on – November 4, 2020 Six of the important characteristics of a civilization may be:…

Real and True Beauty

Nova Scotia, Canada, July 1971: True beauty is not just in the eye of the beholder, but mainly in the Heart and Soul of the person you see! Real beauty is inner beauty. Even beautiful people feel insecure, especially if they know that their beauty comes only from luck or inheritance. Real Beauty comes from the kind…

To Shatter Oblivion!

The first spoken word The first musical note Breaks the silent Shatters oblivion Darkness Ignorance Insensitivity Fright! ************ Fright you say Can be broken By a note? By a word? ************ Yes! You can do little wrong If you shatter The silence With a lyrical song! 🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼 Yes! Music heals and soothes the soul!

Killing Me Softly … With Hard Salami! 🎼…🎸…🎷

A Parody inspired by the song, Killing Me Softly, as sung by Roberta Flack! Peeling off the salami slices with my fingers on bread with brown mustard I thee make Killing me slowing that salami Killing me softly that processed meat Shortening my whole life maybe by years Killing me softly with it’s calories, fat,…

All That ‘Cool’ Jazz! Once More With Feeling!

Variations on a theme: A dumb one at that! But Lionel Hamster is such a ‘cool’ and clever dude! And ‘soulful’ to boot! It all started with Adolphe Sax, a Belgian instrument inventor. In 1842, he attached a clarinet mouthpiece to a brass creation and named it the saxophone … Now, it is a staple instrument…

Please Don’t Eat Those Marilyn Monroe Shoes!!!

Bastardized Elvis Presley Lyrics “Don’t Eat Those Marilyn Monroe Shoes” ************************************** Well, they’re not raw honey They’re tasty like glue They might be yummy gummy But Damnit, Oreo, There My Shoes! But please Don’t you dare Eat those Marilyn Monroe shoes. You can do anything But stay away from Those Marilyn Monroe shoes!!!

What Will You Play?

A blog conversation with David Redpath, HCMorris77 & Me: David Redpath: I’ll join the band 🎶😎 Thanks! What instrument? Thumbs, drums or just chewing bubblegum? Washboard, of course! “It’s a horse, of course!” Mr Ed. And as this talking horse would say: The washboard and frottoir (from Cajun French “frotter”, to rub) are used as…

Where Has ‘All That Jazz’ Gone? 🎷🎸🎹

‘Once Upon a Time’ there was Cool Jazz Music …… But the years have definitely passed …… And it’s now all down … No, up that damn hill! But I’m tired and running out of gas! ‘Once Upon a Time’ it seemed that people genuinely cared …… 👻…👻…👻… Yes! Once upon a time, this world…

Of Angels, Butterflies and Music For the Soul!

Amy Barbera has a voice so angelic and inspirational it pierces the soul; creating a deep connection between the vocalist and the listener. With each of her original songs, there lies a fusion of power and emotion. The combination of Amy’s talent, voice, lyrics, and melody have come together to create a therapeutic moment for…

Delicate Flower So Beautiful

Amy Barbera’s Song “Flower” Lyrics You’re Blowing In The Wind To and Fro Beautiful Flower To Fragile To Stand. But Don’t You Give Up. Don’t You Wither Away! For You Will Bloom In Full Someday. Trust In The Sun. Bathe In The Rain. Renew Your Soul. For Soon God’s Love Will Heal You, My Friend!…

The Music in My Life!

The music in my life helps me weather life’s storms. It plays harmonies when I’m awake or asleep with a glorious story to be told. Each song each harmony each melody whether light or whether bold lifts my aching heart calms my restless spirit soothes my weary soul! Butterflies Are Free! 🦋🦋🦋

Those Days of Vines and Posies With You!

The days of vines and posies we laughed and skipped away like flower buds at play… Through the meadow toward the outhouse door… A door marked “give me more” that wasn’t there before! The lonely nights disclose a passing breeze… Filled with memories of your golden smiling teeth… That, damn it, introduced me to The…