Monthly Archives: May 2010

Lyrics for Snake Oil and Hummingbirds

(Audio link for CD) Streets Today – Joanne Rand 2008 (all true stories) Woman in a wheelchair going down a busy street, Wind blowing her white hair, and she’s carrying her Christmas tree. I see you 
believe in yourself; there’s … Continue reading

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IN RICHARDSON GROVE (AKA “Redwood”)

(Audio Link) IN RICHARDSON GROVE –Joanne Rand 5/23/10 Sing to the redwood Breathing in breathing out stretch your branches to the sky Sing to the redwood, Mother of all creation, touch the sky We feel your arms around, canopy clan … Continue reading

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The Moons of Jupiter (AKA “Woman is a Planet”)

(Audio Link) WOMAN IS A PLANET -Joanne Rand, March 2010 Woman is a planet alone in space Tormented by the tides and full of grace Woman is a planet all her own Surrounded by the tides in which she’s sewn … Continue reading

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Early Morning’s Walk

Early Morning’s Walk –Joanne Rand 10/4/09 Black and fuschia lycra clad I walk my dog on extendo-leash Past velvet Kelly meadows green Spread in heavenly sunlit sheen Assaulted by big air machine! Bearded, booted, hard-hat boys Wielding floppy nozzled noise … Continue reading

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Pains of Manhood

Pains of Manhood –Jordan Rand, Joanne Rand, Peter Peteet (Video link) It is a law from long ago that sturdy legs must leave the crib that readied beaks must break the small vast wall of white silence and prod the … Continue reading

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The Time of my Life

I am having the time of my life Despite thinning ozone Cancers cropping up like mushrooms Despite glaciers calving chunks of ice the size of small states Changing the ratio of saline solution for the first time ever Despite geysers … Continue reading

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