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February 25th, 2024

A Poem in Honor of Opera

Together with people I didn’t know, 

All of us aglow from spotlights that 

May as well have been stars, 

We came together to hear singers 

Become prophets.  

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January 28th, 2024

Why Do We Never Get an Answer?*

I love questions, especially the ones that, though asked years ago, remain unanswered.

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December 17th, 2023

My Rules for Holiday Music

Oh no. It was a holiday song. Before Thanksgiving. Was I allowed to enjoy this?

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December 3rd, 2023

The Four Seasons, Four Stories, and Alan Alda

As the sounds of the strings echoed off the colorful windows high above, the late winter sun gleaming through, it all felt like a dream. I could almost picture Alda in the audience, smiling to the music.

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November 13th, 2023

It’s Unanimous

We are divided by our opinions and beliefs about politics, music, religion, the use of first-person narrators in fiction, and women with bangs.

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October 8th, 2023

When in Rome

Certainly, it goes without saying that when “in Rome,” you should act as the Romans do, though it must also be said that there are a few exceptions to this maxim.

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