Shine 

Reflections 

FUTILITY 

by Wilfred Owen 

Move him into the sun 
Gently its touch awoke him once, 
At home, whispering of fields half-sown.
Always it woke him, even in France,
Until this morning and this snow. 
If…

Been Down So Long 

Reflections  MINGUS THINGUS 

Been Down So Long Is dedIcated to Charles Mingus. The biggest badass to ever bang a bass. There's a Youtube video of Mingus' tune Moanin’ on repeat for two hours.(1) I laughed when…

Hard Times 

Reflections  THE THIRD LAW OF MOTION 

I grew up In what came to be consIdered by many an Australian version of a police state. The ultra conservative and nationalistic Bjelke-Petersen government held power in Queensland from 1968-1987…