from the comments

Rick Neece:

When I think of pianos or organs, big or small, or any other instrument (writing fits in this thought, or any one collection of things one gathers to put together) I think of them as animals to “tame” to bend them to convey the expression one wants to convey. One rarely knows in the beginning what one is after.

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  1. Rick Neece

    I used wrong words in this statement. “Animals to tame to bend,” case in point. Expression using the tools, with which one has “facility,” is what I meant. When one is comfortable with the instrument, (clutching a car, for example, one can drive) expression can flow free.

    I can’t play piano or organ with the facility to fully engage the instrument and express. Nor can I navigate personal politics for the same reason. Words are the instrument I have some facility with and it fails, more often than not.

    In words, I fail daily. But once-in-a-while, words cross the abyss.

    “Love,” for example. But even that expression is fraught with difficulty in conveyance and understanding.

  2. Sheila Ryan

    Re: the Oscars. Any butts I should be on the look-out for? I was disappointed by the concealment of Nicki Minaj’s butt on the Grammy awards.

  3. Rick Neece

    When I think of organs
    Big or small
    I think of greats
    who instigate
    And bring all that could be broughten.
    It could use some work.

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