Have you ever wondered what it's like to be pink? Me neither, until now. My intention with this creative expression is to venture into the imaginal realm—a place of vast openness where all possibilities exist. I think of this experience as a spirit journey, or a moving meditation. Some will define it as spoken word poetry, with musical accompaniment.
I'm presenting a pretty long song here, at 9-minutes, because I believe the spirit is present in it. It includes the simple uncut improvisation with guitar and voice, alongside a secondary ethereal soundscape of hooting and hollering. I'm pleased with the way it sounds. I'm thankful for the birds, cicadas, and dogs who join me as my backing vocalists.
A poem written on-the-fly
I am your brother. I recently redefined what "free spirit" means to me. Instead of blowing in the wind like a tumbleweed, whichever way the wind blows (old way), I am choosing to dance on the path of joy (new way). At this time in my earth walk, I mostly go solo, like a heron, watchfully wading in the deep waters. This is because I am shy, by nature. I imagine some people see me as a distant mustang, somewhere "out there", roaming the mountains.
If you know me well, though, you know I bring my full presence when I am with you. It's a brotherly love. Respectful. A rare few people know my presence, in the times when I am a stallion, focused, on the fast track, like a crow's flight. I am honored to share space with you, whether distant or present.
Hive Open Mic - Week 64 is underway right now, with the current theme: “Fantasy.” We introduce new themes every Sunday, inviting musicians to share a common current. Musicians always have full freedom to bring whatever music feels inspired in the moment. There is still time to jump in and enjoy this week's Hive Open Mic event!