A night at the opera

Three poems Opera For the opera tonight my heart is dressed in fitted black — a mournful and desirous type of gown that Callas would have worn, for music is untouchable, and stages are pandemic-dim, but I’m still so in love… I remember my first Met performance — twenty-one and tortured by the body language … Continue reading A night at the opera

Singing lessons

There is one thingthey don’t tell youabout singing lessons. And the one thing is thatit’s morethan justsinging lessons… It’s soul work. It’s digging deep into your rootsto explore your depthsand expose your truths. And every lesson is a different story … One day it could be thathands are shaking,heart pounding,desperately achingkind of love storybetween you … Continue reading Singing lessons


On sailboatswe glissade —ceasing all activity from choppy shores to tranquil watersthat ripple tosimplicity. Boundlessly we float, we restin lovingkindness. Breathing in thesoftened skies we welcomeocean’s lullabies. “Lullabye” cover by Katy Funke https://youtu.be/DR73kyKrTeE Today I wanted to create a special recording project for my friends and family who just had babies or are expecting very … Continue reading Lullaby

Moon River

https://youtu.be/-O6klSSSj6o My performance of "Moon River" Henry Mancini’s 1961 composition of “Moon River” was originally written for Audrey Hepburn’s character, Holly Golightly, to sing in the cult classic, Breakfast at Tiffany’s. After the movie’s release the song became wildly popular and branched into several different arrangements, including a jazz standard. The piece swept every award … Continue reading Moon River

If my verses had wings

https://youtu.be/_efFpZJ6_Jw My performance of "Si mes vers avaient des ailes" Si mes vers avaient des ailes Mes vers fuiraient, doux et frêles, Vers votre jardin si beau, Si mes vers avaient des ailes, Comme l’oiseau. Ils voleraient, étincelles, Vers votre foyer qui rit, Si mes vers avaient des ailes, Comme l’esprit. Près de vous, purs … Continue reading If my verses had wings