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Guitar holder
Laser cutting project using the laser cutter at Google.

I made this so I could rest my guitar down without worrying about how the frets might be turned if I didn’t set it down carefully.

(“daze” is one of my aliases.)

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traveling

fingerprints on the keyboard
.
.
are the thousands of footprints
.
.
I left in my travels.

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alibi

soft talks tonight
by the tread
ing water slow
ly through the qui
et night.

a faint dismiss
al of the church
a call from here,
within the search
uplift the curse
into the eye
a storm in part
an alibi

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Flute and Piano - Sandstorm remix

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breath-taking

I had no idea
how someone
could take away


my breath


the wrong way.
by suffocating the expressive part,
the lively part, the part that
sparkles
normally in sunlight
but now is flat, the fizz gone from the carbonated thirst quencher.

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Castle in the Sky - flute and piano (at Kingsley Manor)

I play with a music group called Remedy Through Music (RTHM), and we play at hospitals, convalescent centers, retirements homes, etc. to make people happy. Recently we performed at Kingsley Manor, and this was one of the songs we did.

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Noticed this leaf stamped flat into the ground.

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"In the Park" - Flute, Beatbox, Piano

This was about 1/3 of what I performed at a talent show at my college. The tune is from the Finnish song Puistossa, which translates to “In the Park”.

I was fortunate enough to win the solo act for the talent show with some of this. (Not that there were many people… But, still, it was fun, and I was happy to share music.)

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the bottle

he tightens the straps of his pack
takes a final sip of frivolity
checks that his bottle is filled with solitude
enough to slake any yearning for peace

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dim

dim the lights to hear the silence
shut the eyes to taste the stillness