He likes how the music seems to loop

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Inspired by: The Gift of Life 
by Andrea L. Harris


(See: http://thepublicblogger.com/2013/08/31/the-prelude-to-the-right-to-life-introducing-andrea-l-harris-blunted-master-ent/)

He likes how the music seems to loop

As does the poem

Letting liars lie

Enjoying life.

The phrase

“How hard the fallen

Everything” came to him

Right after

“The wind blows…”

And “The Sun’ll come out tomorrow,”

Was another additive to the coffee.

Did you have to put the elderly in?

He’s already half-way

To the end of life

And the end doesn’t look promising.

He thinks the elderly would rather be dead.

Their bodies get so frail that

What their bodies must say to them

Is like a bad hangover coupled with a

Lack of memory,

“Which is good,” he says, “if you don’t want to remember,

“But being alive is remembering.”

He says, “Put that in your coffee.”

Do flowers really bloom?

He thinks they just come that way.

And what is “Love’s hate?”

Is that possible in a rhyme?

He means the whole idea and all,

“There’s nothing melodic.”

He doesn’t cry when a child is born.

He cries that he doesn’t want one.

He doesn’t want anything to do with the responsibility.

There’s a rub:

“Aren’t there enough?” he says.

“Free will?” he asks;

“Have you ever been to a supermarket like Whole Foods?”

If he has the money,

He always finds something.

He doesn’t know how you can look into your heart.

His stomach is too full.

It takes over his thoughts and

Certainly there is nothing in between.

He hears that men think about sex

Every 15 seconds.

“That’s pretty awesome,” he says.

“And women are always

“Complaining about men.

“Hey, if you can run the world

“While thinking about sex every

“15 seconds, and drinking beer,

“And watching football, then

“Men are pretty awesome,” he says.

“No, there is nothing deeper.” he says.

“And I can prove it,

“Sun notwithstanding,

“Or falling,

“Or racing across the sky

“As if it had an appointment.”

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Setting Sun

 

On Monday, Aug 6th, 2012 I noticed how bright and large the setting sun was and so I captured it on video then laid a bed of sound of my music written and recorded on Feb. 12, 2012.

Blue Emptiness, a new book by Mario Savioni

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Blue Emptiness

 
Blue Emptiness is a fresh and vulnerable observation of the human condition dealing with loneliness as a philosophical, psychological, and poetic account of the present. It reminds one of music and evokes feelings.
 
Blue Emptiness is intended for readers who enjoy poetry and short, succinct works, like Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.
 
Blue Emptiness is Influenced by poets and novelists like John Asbery, Joan Didion, T. S. Eliot, Louise Gluck, Robert Hass, Louis Zukofsky and philosophers like Roland Barthes, Noam Chomsky, Heidegger, Karl Marx, Jean Paul Sartre, and Slavoj Zizek to name a few.
 
It is a love story sung by the disenfranchised.

http://www.lulu.com/us/en/shop/mario-savioni/blue-emptiness/paperback/product-21035691.html

Available in soft cover and electronic versions.