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Stranger (to myself)

  I moved away from Canada in nineteen-eighty-five: I wanted to see how the other half survived; The Brits were somewhat welcoming to me, There were so many places I wanted to be.   But I didn’t realize how much … Continue reading

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We’ve Heard…

Some Leonard Koans I’ve heard the soul is diamond in the rough That pain must polish it to a bright display; But mine is diamond dust that’s blown away. (from “I’ve Counted What I Have”) Now I heard there was … Continue reading

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First New Lyrics in Years

Exempt of Every Faculty   They say: you can lead a horse to water, But you can’t make him drink; I say: you can teach a youth to read, But you can’t make him think, Because he’s exempt of every … Continue reading

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Man, You Been a Naughty Boy…

You Let Your Face Grow Long (from “I Am The Walrus”)

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It’s a Sign of the Times

    Just Stop Your Crying Two things happened last night: Noah Mac was eliminated from The Voice after singing “Sign of the Times” and ‘Harry Styles: Live in Manchester’ was aired on CTV. Harry’s final tune was (you guessed … Continue reading

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Hey, Cathy: think this one could be lyrics for a song?

My cousin Cathy Miller is The Singing Quilter. We discussed writing another song together. I was going to focus on the ancestry.ca work I’ve been doing since 2006. Instead, I found this one in my manuscript, “Time Defined”. It might … Continue reading

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Too Many Years (lyrics)

  Too Many Years   I’m waiting at the station for the Sudbury bus To see my real dad, years ago: He answered my letter to meet this one time And there’s so much I need to know. But he … Continue reading

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