I had the highest honor of getting to read aloud Neil’s amazing poem “For Loss of Words” There are no words to describe what an incredible collaboration this was for me. Thank you Neil…so much!! 😀
Somebody said pictures speak more than a thousand words. This poem is about love, loss, the art of photography and a million words. Here is “For Loss of Words” as read by an amazing voice talent and an even more amazing woman, Christina Gregory. I am truly honored, Christina, for lending me your voice to breathe life into one of my favorite works. (you made my day) * Amplification or headphone required for best listening.
For Loss of Words (Sit Beside Me Still) from The Caffeine Chronicles, My Pretzel Logic
This is my portrait of you.
It speaks to me in strange, colored verses,
in whispered codes of ancient languages.
I often get that illusion. You are not easy to ignore.
I’ve long studied its dog-eared corners, one by one,
pressed against the fluorescent light.
I’ve made its hidden legends my own and let them float
with gray-streaked butterflies in…
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