Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cellist Leyla McCalla and Langston Hughes

Folk cellist, Leyla McCalla performs her song with lyrics from a Langston Hughes’s poem. You can catch her performance on NPR’s Folk Alley Presents on the following link: http://www.npr.org/event/music/286822396/folk-alley-presents-leyla-mccalla

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“Meditations in a Churchyard”

MEDITATIONS IN A CHURCHYARD By Poetic Meditations Beneath a shady pine I sit alone Amidst these silent testaments: Mere names and dates inscribed in stone Upon these weathered monuments. No trace of virtue or vice remain, No sound of laughter … Continue reading

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A Paen to Lost Youth: “The Winter of Our Discontent”

THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT By Poetic Meditations We jumped so high, ran so fast As the years went rushing past And the seasons changed from summer glories To the winter of our discontent We had our time dancing in … Continue reading

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