Violent Blues is a blues-harp album of words, a soundtrack of loss, introspection and renewal– one man’s search for intimacy and enduring music. Its poems are rooted in the natural world and tethered by concrete experience.
“Revision,” from Violent Blues:
Mid-February revealed in red: correction, cardinal, blister, rose, store-front heart, snow sunset, scarlet lingerie on white skin. Lone bonsai, indoors, ever- green edged in rust, its limbs overreaching its given space. Time for pruning. Here, close to the branches, the quick, turned
How seasoned these bloodless cuts,
these short and blessed days.