The Futher Sermons of Father McKenzie
Follow! Follow! Follow!
Dream Fragments Redrawn
Sock Man & Invisible Monkey (Superheroes)
The Dayof the Stupids
Attachment, Separation& Loss (part 493)
Run! Zombies! Run!
Portrait in Hallswith Tall Bare Walls
A Reluctant Gardener
We LaughedAll The Time
A Seduction of….(Souls?)
A Carthorse Chasing After a Gazelle
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One hand placed in another handwhich gently clasps, in no hurry to let go.Understood
as they understand.Tuned into each other’s cues to lead or follow.
There’s walking & there’s sitting down.There’s sadness but there is comfort & there’s
even laughter.She likes his smile. He likes her frown.They hold no expectations
of what might come after.
Eyes meet. They’re slow to look away.Blushes & smiles form when at last they separate.Silence
though there’s much to say
- tales of dungeons which echo & reverberate.
Revealed scars, scared, shared, cared instead.Don’t know what to next... They find
they sort of do know.Memories of yesterday’s dark dreadreplaced by cautious new hopes
Tomorrow is another day.
Cold light dawns. No-one knows which way the wind will blow.Crystal balls blink
their blank display.We watch. We wait. We will Fate’s dice a welcome throw.
Composer: Ed HookeWritten & recorded in the first week of December 2018.This timescale
must be some sort of record for me.
Commentary“Tomorrow is another day.” (Repeated line in the film “Du Levande” (“You,
A meeting of… souls?Dedicated to… (the other soul). The throw of Fate’s dice turned
out to not be the one I had hoped for, but one which nevertheless proved welcome
in a different way.
Reviews“What strange music! It sounds like the sound track of a horror movie. The
poetry is beautiful, sensitive and perceptive.” [Zara, Lahore}
“Horrific” [Sara, Baghdad]
NB Not all reviews are this positive.