Podcasts de lyl

Love Is Enough

I drove to Des Moines Iowa this past weekend for a wedding of a niece. The reception was in a tap room attached to a...

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Up-Hill

Last episode I compared late 19th Century cultural hipsters with early 21st Century urban cultural revivalists. Did...

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Wisconsin

One thing I like about the Parlando Project is how things we present end up reflecting on each other. Some of that I...

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I Was Reading About Jesse James

When I was growing up and learning songs from Jerry Silverman’s folk songbooks, there was song called “Jesse James”...

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These Fought

The lives, outside of art, of artists bear only a mysterious resemblance to their work. The concentration of time...

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Grass

Last episode I presented Ezra Pound’s rant about the society that lead so many to their deaths in WWI, deaths that...

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Love and Money

Poetry turn-offs? There are lot of them. There’s the fatiguing stretching of language that can wear one out. There...

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Frutiger

Here at the Parlando project we say we’re where music and words meet. Sometimes words sing without overt musical...

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I Know a Place Where Summer Strives

It would seem odd to us, but when Emily Dickinson died, her most noted accomplishment was not her poems, but her...

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Summer Is Icumen In

I sometimes like to ask musicians who sing folk songs “What is the oldest song you play?” As a person attracted to...

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Wally Wood

Back when I was kid there was something we were taught to be concerned about, our “vocation.” This was somewhat like...

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L’Amoureuse

I promise you, we will end up today very close to the love song of the last episode, though we will travel a ways...

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I Was Not Yet Awake

Here’s an episode with a short story written and read by Dave Moore. Just as I have my bicycle ride poems, Dave has...

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Lunar Eclipse

My own lunar eclipse piece is set in our century, and in my Midwestern place. I start off by musing on the same...

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At the Lunar Eclipse

We seem to be in a month of sky omens in the Midwest, with the Perseids meteor shower and a solar eclipse following...

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Like John A Dreams

Today’s selection was also recorded a few years back, and is more conventionally in that “poet reading beat poetry...

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The Return of the Exiles

It’s been too long since we featured one of the looser live performances of the LYL Band here at the Parlando...

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Did You Miss It

Let’s get one more Halloween appropriate piece in before the holiday. We’ve featured a lot of words from Dave Moore...

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Garden Elegy (for Grant Hart)

Sometimes the things we present here come together quickly. For example, the LYL Band pieces are often first takes...

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Shattered Visage

The place of short epigramic poetry in our culture, and just a touch of Percy Bysshe Shelley, combine in today’s...

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