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Music Writing

See the forest for the trees

Emcees can’t see the forest for the trees Dropping steady as autumn leaves in the breeze That I chat when I rap about contingencies Plotting like google maps to provide a street view of the truth My rhymes a 100 percent proof With vapors that raise the roof and burn straight through the system Clean […]

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Writing

For loved ones lost

Today I watched a friend grieve the passing of her mother. Today I stood by my friend as she faced the reality of death. Watching a friend cry is a most terrible thing. Thankfully the small children don’t see the struggle between life and death like us adults. They simply live. In the moment. Ever […]

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Writing

Listening to MF Doom instrumentals

When you’re unemployed it’s very easy to slip into the rhythm of doing nothing all day – or at least nothing of any great significance. Combine this with some writer’s block and you have a recipe for disaster. Thankfully I tracked down an instrumental track by producer-extraordinaire MF Doom entitled ‘Benzoin Gum‘ which I had […]