Stinging nettle soup

Opposite sides of anything are sometimes the least interesting part of it. Its easy to identify extremes, but the poem lies at the point where the two poles begin to become one another. A thorn (in your side) makes stinging nettle soup (for healing). Where your ceiling becomes the floor. Loss making way for gain.…

Americana / folk

Hannah Judson and Thomas Heyman. Original Americana/folk songs with a twist, on Thursday night (8/10) at Berkeley Back Room. 8pm   Berkeley Back Room 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley, CA All-ages, BYOB. No additional corkage fee.   Hannahjudson.com twitter.com/HannahJudson instagram.com/hannahj_muse facebook.com/hannahjudsonmusic tomheymanmusic.net Tickets $15 now / $18 at the door. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hannah-judson-tom-heyman-tickets-35393072633 #livelooping #americana #folk #country #songs…

The Back Room

A quick glance through my current set reveals repeated themes of both hard landings, and birds in flight. “When you open up your eyes, for the second time, baby, brace yourself. Its happening now.” (From a song I wrote the day after a recent election). “The messenger says take what you can, cause your days…

En route | Bay Area room with a view

Each morning I wake up and walk outside to one of the more expansive views taking in the whole bay in one breath, from Marin to the Golden Gate Bridge to the southern tip of San Francisco. In the morning the fog rolls in and up. At dusk, the fireball settles into the mountains and…

What you see

The full moon last night, the Flower Moon, looked like a glowing orb, plugged in and pulsing. The earth tilts away, clicking off time zones. Each set of eyes that take it in join in the rare moment of seeing things the same way. Perfectly beautiful. Speechless. Responding to beauty is one of the things…