It Had That Swing and Words for a Full-fledged Kestrel

By Ed Ahern It Had That Swing My mother spent evenings listening to records.Years of evenings.78’s and 33’s, and only big band swing.All named after the band leader. The bands are largely forgotten now,but there were Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey,Woody Herman and Harry James,Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. My mother, widowed and jobless,Played the music … Continue reading It Had That Swing and Words for a Full-fledged Kestrel

“Harmony”

By Lynn White   We began so well, so in tune, catching the notes dropped by angels and playing with them before they fell, creating a perfect harmony. But then, we started to miss a few notes which fell, crashing into our rhythms, disrupting the flow of our music,  upsetting our harmony. Just a few … Continue reading “Harmony”