NaPoWriMo #3 – Glitch

Glitch Every  Pixelated pauseStuttered streamWarbled wave Every  Can you h Can Can yi ear me? Can bout now? How bout now? Good? I can hear you Maybe Every  Garbled glitch a gift To remind me The real crisis is connection.

NaPoWriMo #2 – Sparks

Sparks In the predawn dark After wrestling with my bladderAn early awakening I turn on no lightsTo keep the house asleepAnd maybe myself with it I hush the door shutTake off my robeMove it towards the hook and see The sparks Hear the crackOf gathered static Bright enough to wake my wonder Imagine what conspired in this If …

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NaPoWriMo #1 – When the Needle Surrenders

When the needle surrenders to the grooveThere is a new song Or is it an old song Played for the first time on this Emerson console? Christmas With Harry Belafonte Folsom Prison Made new byWarp tuningCrackle and hissHarmonizing with electric hum Even the house joins the chorusThe electrician who once visited to ground the unsafe outletsThe …

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The Goods for a Pandemic

Even in a Pandemic, There’s Good All Around Us It’s not hard to find reasons for despair as we are all at home by law or by choice to stop the spread of COVID-19. But I’ve also found it surprisingly easy to find reasons to hope. Whether it’s Italians serenading each other from their balconies …

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The Goods for a Pandemic

Even in a Pandemic, There’s Good All Around Us It’s not hard to find reasons for despair as we are all at home by law or by choice to stop the spread of COVID-19. But I’ve also found it surprisingly easy to find reasons to hope. Whether it’s Italians serenading each other from their balconies …

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March Concert Dates

Hello from the bow tie bunker! Spring is creeping up fast and with the warmer weather I’m getting ready to hit the road for a series of shows that will take me around the province. Here’s where you can catch Von Bieker performances this month, along with event and ticket links. March 14 – 7 …

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The Goods for February 21, 2020

I’m a collector of good things. Something wonderful happens when we take a moment to celebrate the fantastic things going on all around us – especially when it’s easy to focus on the less-than-fantastic and downright maddening. A simple shift of focus might do you some good this week. Here are some of the good things …

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