An Analysis of Dead Can Dance's "Children of the Sun" Because It's Basically Ascent/Descent/Ascent and We All Need Something Fun Right Now

Many of us are definitely stressed about the COVID-19 global pandemic. This post will hopefully provide a bit of lighthearted mental breathing room while we shelter in place in our living rooms. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z4uITELiqw Back in February, I posted a link to the YouTube video of Dead Can Dance's "Children of the Sun" and was asked … Continue reading An Analysis of Dead Can Dance's "Children of the Sun" Because It's Basically Ascent/Descent/Ascent and We All Need Something Fun Right Now

Reflections as the World Falls Apart

all below lustrousan Apamean sun hotdew on fine statuessublimating quickMuses’ faces deep wellspringsa hum a song ruptured sharpTime limself dancesthose ruins half-rememberedcrumbling cornerstonessand whirls in harsh windsall that remains is eclipseda promise a curse rendingwe buried our heartslike Dionysos’ remainsas the temples burnedas we burned with themthey march now on Earth herselfstill the fire roars … Continue reading Reflections as the World Falls Apart