National Poetry Writing Month, Day #30

Today’s prompt is to translate a poem. Seeing as how the closest thing I have to poetry in a foreign language is my small-ish collection of Japanese albums, and I do have experience translating Japanese, I chose as my poem a song by Nav Katze. Green Eye Reflections in water, adrift on a moonlit night [...]

State of Mind—December 16, 1992: The playlist

Here are the contents of the mixtape referenced in my previous post… Side A X’mas day in the next life—Yukihiro Takahashi Heartbeat (Tainai kaiki II)—Returning to the womb—David Sylvian/Ryuichi Sakamoto featuring Ingrid Chavez Wicked game—Chris Isaak Shiroi machi, aoi kage—EPO No ordinary love—Sade I guess there ain’t no Santa Claus—Barry Manilow Christmas eve—Tatsuro Yamashita Shopping—The [...]