Justin Stone's creekbed

songs, prayers, poetry, stories, art, photographs, moving pictures, fondnesses, tall-tales and meditations

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The Anterior Insula and Hwy W

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Carry Ann (Burnpile demo) by justin stone

New demo by Burnpile...

my band Burnpile and i working out a new song i'm feeling pretty good about:

Thursday, April 28, 2011



it took a while,
what you were doing,
as it was unrecognizable,
even (especially) to you,
but then it was there to stay,
to keep

you blew and blew to get the fire going,
tears warm on your gladdening face

in the distance sounds of celebration--
somebodies when

sit the fire tonight
work tomorrow's light


inscription, relief
the return
the gone here
out of time and place
the dream was
sorrow-joy

go go go
where you always were

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

My wonderful, longtime friend Kat has a great blog! Check, check it by clicking below:

Perpetual Andragogy: Adventures of an Adult Learner

The most recent post is a great ode to the great book The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. I urge you to check it out!

More, Kat has another cool blog:

That Dam Kat

(In explanation of the cool name.... Kat and I are both from Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, and particularly the classic Bagnell Dam area. Couple old dam cats to be shure. Dig it. A good solid part of my soul and heart yet lives there.)

love,
j

Monday, April 25, 2011

and then
the song came

the song came

the song came


you so ready

"I was slinging it up there and hoping something good happens instead of telling myself to have a focus and a purpose for each pitch," Westbrook said. "I really concentrated on doing that tonight and felt I was more locked in on what I was doing."

Friday, April 22, 2011

Coming In (by Burnpile) by justin stone

New song by our band Burnpile -- 'Coming In' -- featuring good friends Keith Kofoed on charango and Caroline Conroy on cello. More soon! Light a pile.

Cousin Joey Wales, The Bunny, and Benmont Jefferson
Another One of Your Easter Miracles


... a glimpse of things to come ...

Saturday, April 16, 2011

What did the person say to the person?


I don't know.

Saturday, April 09, 2011

your world of ideas
a house you lived in alone
old breathing home
seasons many
seasons many

"I came to be here. I came to be."

know you you
for few do

voices come and gone
and come again
a visitor at the end of the path
coming toward
a smile to raise the night
and then others
rooms made light
laugh
harmony
work remembered
shared
stories made full
memory new

"I will outlast little but what is true."

know you you
know others too

morning
quiet and full
at great length
a movement across field
up along the ridge
and out
toward sun
song
a sense of completion

"I was standing right there when I saw you."

Friday, April 08, 2011

breakfast pie:
helpless and swoll
let us face it:
it was disgusting
and you ate the fuck out it

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

in another restaurant
in another life
being with you was nice

Monday, April 04, 2011

Flicker (demo #3) by justin stone

Ketchikan (demo) by justin stone

old things anew
i never knew ye

Sunday, April 03, 2011

In a quiet room...
How the dog put his paw on you...

How she came home,
Lightened that I know is a heavy mood...

It takes longer than you can think
To get over it...

Rough justice, I guess,
For my own abandonment

The wind do not know a time or date

Grace
buffeted by the wind

Long legs
penetrable skin

Outside town
I found my things

Friday, April 01, 2011

for your ache--
comedy, warmth, the weird