Category Archives: Timpani

In Times Of War (condensed)

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 205 – shrapnel.   shrapnel   brings from the grove of trees   a circle of birds This is a haiku by Georges Sabiron, who lost his life in the trenches of northern France in … Continue reading

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Miles Upon Miles

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 200.   We’ve explored miles /   Drive until the light gives out /   Drive the day away For me driving starts out as a joy, though a somewhat necessary one, which hobbles it. … Continue reading

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Frank’s Gronkytonk

This piece was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0302: Gronkytonk. I imagine Gronkytonk as the music one hears down the street coming from an – at best – sketchy bar. Going inside the music reminds one of the … Continue reading

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Bathurst Stain

This piece was written for the Disquiet Junto Project 0295: Disregard Echoes This was written in response to the following haiku:    Poisoned Waterhole:    Violent disregard echoes.    Keenly felt today. I know little about the history of Australia, but Americans know … Continue reading

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TRAPPIST-1

This was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0272. This is the shortest piece I have written for the Disquiet Junto project, clocking in under two minutes. My original idea was quite different, but things forced me in another direction. While … Continue reading

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Bridge Walk

This piece was written for Disquiet 0268: In Tribute to Jiro Taniguchi. On most days I take a walk through the woods near my house, which normally takes about forty-five minutes. I listen to music as I walk but decided to … Continue reading

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