Friday, May 20, 2011

Make Music with Your Life



Make Music With Your Life

~Bob O'Meally

Make music with your life
a
     jagged
silver tune
cuts every deepday madness
Into jewels     that you wear

Carry 16 bars of old blues
wit/you
everywhere you go
walk thru azure sadness
howlin’
Like a guitar player

This quote from Bob O’Meally is the quote for today published online by inward/outward, an ongoing, online conversation sponsored by The Church of the Saviour in Washington, DC.
ROBERT O'MEALLY teaches at Columbia University.  He is the Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and Comparative Literature, and founder and former director of the Centre for Jazz Studies.
He specializes in 19th- and 20th-century American literature as well as African American literature and jazz culture—including music, literature, painting, film, photography, theater, and dance.
To read Robert O’Meally’s full BIO, click this link.
To hear Robert O’Meally speak about Romare Beardon, click this link.

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