Monthly Archives: January, 2010

WRONG? by Tequila Mockingbird

“Wrong” is a track on the soon to be released album “Luck and Trouble” (2010) produced by Tequila Mockingbird and Bill Thomas.

These clips were collected during the recording of the album at LazyBird Studios in Denver, Colorado. Video by Wendy Clark.

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Anti-Thought of the day

Today begins the rest of your life, so get some rest.

Who said the English language was ambiguous?

Catching Up

Catching up … part one

On the telephone with my friend/guitarist Dan, out on the back porch with the dogs, I was annoyed at the amount of volume I had to execute in order for him to hear me while the sirens of many an emergency vehicle as well as the increasingly disturbing and intense popping grew louder so I told him that I would have to call him back, hung up, walk five steps out to the end of our porch and gazed south, where I was frozen in delicious horror and sickening awe that downtown Denver was on fire, under attack, being destroyed; I knocked on the back door and urgently beckoned Joyce to join me as I stared at the fire in the sky.

The blaze was one block away from my house.

“Those new condominiums,” Joyce has always had a better eye than me for the extremely obvious.

“Oh,” I was out the door, camera in hand and Joyce along side me as we viewed the phenomenal fire amidst the arctic evening sky and Colorado winter wind. It was the most incredible phenomenon I had ever witnessed.

I was sure it would spread to our new digs. God. Damn it.

“Rats!” Joyce ran back to the house to start packing but I apparently did not, as I wandered closer and tripped over the fire hose at the end of the block and people and cars stopped and whoa-ed all around me, helicopters dumped fire-retardant and fire fighters fought on all sides and from the air in cranes, news reporters were all around, and the fire just roared.

by wendy clark hudson

-forsaketh- (an anti-poem)

-forsaketh-

so if i didn’t have to sleep
i would write more
and dream more

-if it were up to me
i’d never sleep
i would stay awake
the whole week through
and if god forsaketh
and forgive my mistakes(eths)

i would just dream
i would just wander in unsleep
i would just dream of you
dream
of you-

i think about you all day
i think about how uneven it is to think about thinking about you all day
and what the hell are parallel bars
if there aren’t any perpendicular bars
and if you can’t smoke in bars
then hey i guess it’s not cool anymore
any less – i have been meaning to tell you
i am not any less uncool than i used to be
i am just farther from myself
or is it further from me
or can’t you not tell
or do you not see
that i am starving for spirals of spare serendipity

© 2010 wendy clark hudson

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