Monthly Archives: May 2012

Opening for Doc Watson, A Tribute.

                    “Doc and Merle Watson“                       Live, at The Cellar Door                             with  “Lazy River” I was in the group Lazy River.  It was the mid 70’s, in Washington, DC.  I played bass and sang harmony, joining Denny Robey, guitar player-singer songwriter  (who … Continue reading

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Song of Grace

“Anam Cara”.  In Gaelic, “Soul Friend”.  Yet even Anam Caras can experience conflict.  Conflict deep enough to split apart this musical group of four Soul Friends.  That is where we were a moon and a half ago.  Then we talked, we processed, … Continue reading

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Making

      “Making”        by John Paul McNeil My hands and I are thoughts devine awaiting tasks for doing   My heart and mind intertwine to manifest renewing   The Maker Who has made me of Earth and light and time   … Continue reading

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Tribute to Joyce Kilmer

TREES I think that I shall never see           A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest           Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day           And lifts … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Garden

I am thinking of Grandpa today, perhaps because my spring garden is taking off in all this sun and rain.  Though this is my poetry site, I just feel like talking about him, his garden , his hands.  And God. Mom’s … Continue reading

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Super Moon Pics

Video still images of Super Moon from music video by John Paul McNeil.  See prior post “Southern Moon”, Earth Poem Fest 30th Poem.  Music video by same name up at:  http://www.vimeo.com/jp5                 

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Earth Poem Fest 30th Poem

It is called a Super Moon (no, not the one you got in trouble for in college).  It’s a full moon, when closest to the Earth.  And I am in the mountains, relishing this….                 Southern Moon           ©  John Paul McNeil (Acapella) … Continue reading

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