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Sunday, September 20th

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Sounds of Zion (United House of Prayer), live, published 2013

 

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this morning, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Sunday, September 13th

shout!

Sounds of Zion (United House of Prayer), live, published 2013

 

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random sights

other day, Chicago

*****

reading table

Dusk of the year
Nightfalling leaves
More than we knew
Abounded on trees
We now see through

—Samuel Menashe (1925-2011), “Leavetaking”

Sunday, September 6th

alone

Bessie Jones (1902-1984), “I’m A Rollin’, I’m A Rollin’ (Everybody’s A Rollin’ Stone),” 1961, New York (Alan Lomax’s apartment)

 

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this morning, Chicago

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reading table

to become a dewdrop
I bow
in prayer . . .

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue

Sunday, August 30th

testify!

United House of Prayer band, “Made a Way,” live, 2020

 

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, August 23rd

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Brother Theotis Taylor (piano, vocals), “Sending up My Timber,” 1979

 

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random sights

other day, Chicago

*****

reading table

The maiden flower,
amazingly, stands idly
in the empty field

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from Japanese by Sam Hamill

Sunday, August 16th

This I could listen to all day.

Brother Theotis Taylor, “If I Could Just Hold Out ‘Til Tomorrow,” live, Atlanta, c. 1976

 

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other day, Chicago

Sunday, August 9th

back to church

Vernard Johnson (alto saxophone), live, Texas (Roanoke), 2008

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Chicago (Columbus Park)

*****

reading table

At the ancient pond
a frog jumps into
the sound of water

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from Japanese by Sam Hamill

Sunday, August 2nd

sounds of New Orleans

Funeral for singer Juanita Brooks, New Orleans, 2009

 

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a while ago, Ireland (Dingle Peninsula)

Sunday, July 26th

testify!

Angelic Gospel Singers, “If You Can’t Help Me (At the Finishing Line),” live

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, July 19th

basement jukebox: sounds of Shreveport

B. L. Blade (Pastor Brady L. Blade Sr., 1939-, Zion Baptist Church; father of drummers Brady L. Blade Jr. and Brian Blade), “By His Grace We’ve Come a Long Way” (Parts I and II), 1982

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

*****

reading table

bobbing and weaving
a know-nothing bird sings . . .
fallen leaves

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue

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