My blog today isn’t about my holiday to a distant land, or someone I met at the Museum, or even something that leaves me wondering, but as today, December 5th 2011, is a significant personal anniversary and I’m filled with nostalgic memories of the past, I wrote an etheree** specifically for the occasion.
like ours, is blessed
Tutto va bene *
with magic… One guitar
two kids, three countries, four dogs
countless adventures, my hand rapt
in yours. Your chestnut casserole and
warm feet won my heart. I like Ruby’s too…
* Italian for “everything‘s fine”
© Rosanne Freed
Trust me, it’s not easy to express forty years in a measly ten lines so, as this is a celebration, there must be some music. If I’m to chose just one song, I chose two. Woman’s privilege, don’t you know 🙂
Mark Knopfler wins. Here’s his “The Long Road” (with video of the mountains in Spain’s Basque Country).
Label: Vertigo 1984
Paul Brady – Mandolina, whistle .
Guy Fletcher – Teclados.
John Illsley – Bajo.
Mark Knopfler – Guitar
Terry Williams – Batería (which I think means drums).
And Peter Paul & Mary singing “Puff the Magic Dragon“, because that’s the first song he played for me on his guitar…
Is a poetry format created by poet Etheree Taylor Armstrong, just ten lines long, uncomplicated, unpretentious, and non-rhyming, it starts with a line of one syllable, then adds one syllable per line, until the last line of ten syllables.
My previous etherees: