The Poeming Pigeon: Poems about Music: A Literary Journal of Poetry (Vol 2.2) by Shawn Aveningo SandersThe Poeming Pigeon: Poems about Music: A Literary Journal of Poetry (Vol 2.2) by Shawn Aveningo Sanders

The Poeming Pigeon: Poems about Music: A Literary Journal of Poetry (Vol 2.2)

EditorShawn Aveningo SandersContribution byShawn Aveningo

Paperback | November 11, 2016

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The Poeming Pigeon is a semi-annual journal of poetry, with each book having a unique theme.  Our first three issues included poetry on the topic of birds, food and cannabis, and for this issue, we explore poems about music.  

675 poets from across the globe answered the call to share their musically inspired poetry. We chose 88 poems—one for each key on a piano. Upon these pages you’ll discover poems inspired by genres ranging from classical to country, from jazz to rock-n-roll, and everything in between.  Join us on a musical journey of discovery and nostalgia. And let the poetry tug on your heartstrings, like a virtuoso glides the bow across the strings of a violin.



Contributing Poets:


A.J. Huffman • Ada Jill Schneider • Akua Lezli Hope • Alan Catlin • Amy Miller • Anne Harding Woodworth • Anne Whitehouse • Annette L. Grunseth • Bill Cushing • Bill Frayer • Brad G. Garber • Carol Taylor Was • Carolyn A. Dahl • Carolyn Martin • Charles Rammelkamp • Christopher Luna • Christopher Scribner • Claudia F. Savage • Colette Tennant • Connie Post • Cynthia Linville • Dan Raphael • David Belmont • David Jibson • Deborah J. Meltvedt • Diana Cole • Diane Elayne Dees • Donna Barkman • Douglas Spangle • Eileen McGurn • Ellaraine Lockie • Gabriella Brand • Helen Kerner • Jack Maze • Jacqueline Jules • Jan Haag • Jane Miller • Jane Yolen • Janel Cloyd • Jeffrey H. MacLachlan • Jennifer Fenn • Jennifer Hambrick • Joan Leotta • JoAnn Anglin • Josh Gaines • Judith Arcana • Judith Barrington • Judith Kelly Quaempts • Judith Skillman • Julene Tripp Weaver • Julie Valin • Karla Linn Merrifield • Kate M. Wells • Kathleen Corcoran • Katy Brown • Kenneth Salzmann • Leah Mueller • Lennart Lundh • Linda Ferguson • Linda Goulden • Lynn M. Knapp • Marilyn Johnston • Marj Hahne • Mark Kerstetter • Michael T. Coolen • Nancy Haskett • Orel Protopopescu • Peter D. Goodwin • Peter Larsen • Robert Coats • Rosemary Douglas Lombard • Sandra Hanks • Sarah Key • Scott Thomas Outlar • Shahe Mankerian • Shawn Aveningo • Susan P. Blevins • Susana H. Case • Suzanne Bailie • Suzanne DeWitt Hall • Tiffany M. Burba • Todd Cirillo • Toni Partington • Tricia Knoll • Wayne Lee


Title:The Poeming Pigeon: Poems about Music: A Literary Journal of Poetry (Vol 2.2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.32 inPublished:November 11, 2016Publisher:The Poetry BoxLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0986330469

ISBN - 13:9780986330469

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Table of Contents

Contents Introduction After the Big Bang ~Michael T. Coolen Expansive Salvation ~Scott Thomas Outlar Blessing X ~Anne Whitehouse Street Music ~Judith Skillman Blessed Wretch ~Joanne Anglin Clangor of the Bell ~Rosemary Douglas Lombard The soft edge of morning ~Carolyn Martin Trio (3 Haiku) ~Jack Maze Tree Top Tenor ~Carolyn A. Dahl Große Fuge ~Susan P. Blevins Bach's Coriolis ~Claudia F. Savage A Familiar Song ~Ada Jill Schneider Ashokan Farewell ~Amy Miller On the Scent of a Tune ~Diana Cole Song of the Katabatic Wind ~Jennifer Fenn Clavicle Music ~Judith Arcana Kithara's Lament ~Suzanne DeWitt Hall Tuning the Piano ~Wayne Lee Duet ~Kate M. Wells A Neighbor's Music ~Robert Coats Their Song ~Marilyn Johnston Haydn at 4 A.M. ~Alan Catlin Sestina on the Second Floor ~Judith Barrington The Last Sonata, No. 32 in C Minor ~Anne Harding Woodworth Luciano Pavarotti ~Connie Post On Making Meatloaf while Maria Callas Sings Care Nome ~Jane Miller Puccini, in Those Days ~Gabrielle Brand First Songs ~Deborah J. Meltvedt And Spit ~Suzanne Bailie Summer's Siren Song ~Joan Leotta My Son, Singing ~Linda Ferguson Theory of Choir ~Annette L. Grunseth The Day My High School Choir Director Dies ~Colette Tennant For Joni ~Diane Elayne Dees My Folk Song for You ~Tricia Knoll Halftime at Woodstock ~Jennifer Hambrick I Was a Teenage Disc Jockey ~Katy Brown What We Thought We Heard ~Jan Haag Prostrate ~Leah Mueller Let it Be ~Connie Post Abbey Road ~Nancy Haskett B3 ... Boys, Band, Bus ~Sandra Hanks Does She Ever Play Guitar? ~Eileen McGurn He Breaks My Heart Like Loenard Cohen Did ~Karla Linn Merrifield Wintry night, listening to Bolero ~Carol Taylor Was The End Result of Rhythm and Blues ~Toni Partington There Are More Verses to This Song ~Cynthia Linville Empty Room Radio ~Julie Valin Freebirds ~Todd Cirillo This is What it Sounds Like ~A.J. Huffman Forever 19 ~Shawn Aveningo Nipples Up ~Sarah Key Piazolla and Me ~Judith Kelly Quaempts Dudamel at Disney Hall ~Peter Larsen Falling in Love ~Jacqueline Jules King of What? King of Who? ~Christopher Luna Blues, 1961 ~Christopher Scribner In Our Strange Home ~Julene Tripp Weaver Little Boxes ~Lennart Lundh Music isn't about standing still and playing it safe ~Bill Cushing Betty Carter ~Akua Lezli Hope Word Jazz ~Helen Kerner Dispatches from the Microphone & Microphone Stand Perspective ~Janel Cloyd Listening to My Favorite Things ~Orel Protopopescu Moonwalker ~Mark Kerstetter If Jimi Hadn't Died So Young ~Dan Raphael Train Sounds ~David Belmont Session Man ~Linda Goulden Sax Axis ~Josh Gaines Center, Fleeing ~Marj Hahne On First Hearing the Voice of Joan Baez ~Peter D. Goodwin Singing with Pete ~Jane Yolen The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival ~Donna Barkman Tracy Chapman ~David Jibson Hit Song ~Jeffrey H. MacLachlan At Marilyn's Backstreet Disco ~Shahé Mankerian This Ain't No Disco ~Charles Rammelkamp How to Write a Great Country Song ~Carolyn Martin Karaoke Bar, Brooklyn ~Susana H. Case La Música ~Lynn M. Knapp The Singing Señoras of Guayabidos ~Bill Frayer Cajun Bluegrass ~Brad G. Garber Song from the Other Side ~Ellaraine Lockie Father-Daughter Act ~Douglas Spangle Music Heals ~Tiffany M. Burba A Message in the Song ~Kathleen Corcoran What But the Music ~Kenneth Salzmann Acknowledgments Contributors Index of Poets (by last name) About The Poetry Box® Order Form