Legacy: Happy Birthday, Barbara Jean

...this song was written for my mother on July 24, 1984 (but I dedicate it to all mothers - and I will post this for as long as this blog remains active). When she died in 1993, I looked at it again and remembered a brief conversation she and I had, shortly before her passing...about … Continue reading Legacy: Happy Birthday, Barbara Jean

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Legacy: Happy Birthday, Barbara Jean

...this song was written for my mother on July 24, 1984 (but I dedicate it to all mothers). When she died in 1993, I looked at it again and remembered a brief conversation she and I had, shortly before her passing...about how she had forgotten what happiness was truly about, the mistakes she wished she … Continue reading Legacy: Happy Birthday, Barbara Jean

Legacy: Happy Birthday, Barbara Jean

...this song was written for my mother on July 24, 1984 (but I dedicate it to all mothers). When she died in 1993, I looked at it again and remembered a brief conversation she and I had, shortly before her passing...about how she had forgotten what happiness was truly about, the mistakes she wished she … Continue reading Legacy: Happy Birthday, Barbara Jean

Legacy: Cry, But Not Forever…(For Our Mothers)

Scott Batchelor...poet, brother of the moon, friend. For so many years I wish not to count, he has shared his soul, he has bared his purity, he has defined what true friendship is. And his words...oh, his words. His poetry sings to me like a clarion all these years later...enveloping me as if he were … Continue reading Legacy: Cry, But Not Forever…(For Our Mothers)

Legacy: Happy Birthday, Barbara Jean

...this song was written for my mother on July 24, 1984, (but I dedicate it to all mothers)...when she died in 1993, I looked at this song again and remembered a conversation she and I had, briefly before her passing...about how she had forgotten what happiness was truly about, married to my father all those … Continue reading Legacy: Happy Birthday, Barbara Jean