10 December 2008


Recipe for New Music

Take the turtles.
Place them on the keys of the piano.
Carefully, now.
Wait for years.
Wait for decades.
Turtles live a very long time.

Wait, and the music will come.

Is that it?
Is that the new music?

(Ian McMillan)
from "Ideas Have Legs: Ian McMillan vs. Andy Martin" 2006

photo taken at my favorite farm stand near my hometown in Connecticut, the greenhouse stands idle and cold in winter

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