~ for Heather ~she swirls about the roomepitome of gracea flower in full bloomlike visual perfumeshe does my heart embraceshe swirls about the roomshe's gorgeous in costumewith gossamer and lacea flower in full bloomher joy does me consumeand brighten up my faceshe swirls about the roomsometimes she’ll really zoomtrace flowing arcs through spacea flower in … Continue reading Heather’s Waltz
As I listened to her slender fingersMaking exquisite loveTo the ivoriesTo RachmaninoffTo the UniverseTo my soulTo the thousand miles between usAnd to every atom in my BeingI realized that we mustNever actually meet, for I'dGive myself instantly to herDisappear within herConsumed by her brillianceIncinerated by her beautyAnd I was terrified~ Paul Raworth Bennett
by Paul Raworth Bennett Every year, a few musical icons from our formative years will pass away. This year, many rock music greats from the 70s and 80s (David Bowie, Prince, Glenn Frey, Keith Emerson, Leonard Cohen…) have left us to hold them in our memories and hearts. For me, this year has brought an … Continue reading Sunset over Greg Lake
by Paul Raworth Bennett Feeling philharmonic (classically, at least) and yearning for a shamelessly emotional, musical catharsis? Sergei Rachmaninoff - an undisputed master at filling people's eyes with tears - was so utterly absorbed by his love affair with music that I wouldn't be surprised if while deep in thought, he'd walk into more than his fair share of street … Continue reading Music… our gateway to bliss!