The Albany Neglected

Here am I, where no one knows the way. I sleep in shadow through the creeping day. I think it best to not get up again And haunt once more the avenues of men. My sister lives here too, she was the first To find this place; before our bubbles burst And spent themselves, quite … Continue reading "The Albany Neglected"

Into the Arena

Early and dark, Arena lies In shadows — Long and empty halls Where later, streams of bubbling crowds Pour into seats in rivulets; But dark, Arena lies. The girl who dreams, the boy who sleeps, They rise and tumble, lift and fall; And later, stand enormous, proud — But now lie calmly at their rest; … Continue reading "Into the Arena"

The Inevitable

Life is a night Dreams fade in and out of focus – drifting – Flights of freedom; visions of passion; The heart moves; the heart breaks; While time goes by unnoticed. Knowing the alarm will ring – we may even know when – It surprises us when it comes, nonetheless. The morning comes, inevitable.

The Christmas Letters

This isn’t a theatrical review in the traditional sense.  If it was, I would talk about the Red Door Theatre in Union Springs, Alabama; what all was involved in staging “The Christmas Letters”; and the many fine performances that comprised that staging, both dramatic and musical. But I’m not going to do that. I would … Continue reading "The Christmas Letters"