My Introduction To Classical Music

This January, I downloaded a game Piano Tiles 2, a really fun game, and liked some of the compositions. I searched them on YouTube. The first composition I searched was Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky, a beautiful piece. Then I searched Swan Lake, again by Tchaikovsky. I searched a lot of songs; some I liked, some I didn’t, and some I fell in love with. Continue reading


Book Review: The Phantom Of The Opera

The Phantom Of The Opera is a story of drama, terror, love, passion, envy, jealousy, romance, adventure and magic. It is about Erik, The Angle of Music and The Opera Ghost and his love for Christine Daae which turns into madness when his love is not corresponded and he finds out that she loves another, Raoul Chagny. It is a gripping Gothic romance with a tragic ending. Continue reading

Interview with Indian Poet Parveen Sethi

Parveen Sethi is a bilingual poet and translator who writes in Hindi and English with equal ease. Her poems have appeared in several international anthologies and magazines
including Resonating Strings, 52: Loves, Resonance, Color of Refuge and Learning and Creativity.  She lives in Ludhiana with her husband and two college going children. When she is not reading or writing poetry she likes to listen to music and try new recipes.


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Interview With American Poet and Writer D. Russel Micnhimer

Russel Micnhimer has been writing poetry for forty five years while working at a variety of jobs and travelling throughout the world pursuing his interests in archaeology and rock art.  His poetry has appeared in various journals and anthologies including Camel Saloon, Destiny Poets, Mad Swirl, Resonance and Colors of Refuge Etc.He is author of several books on rock art, fiction and poetry including Leaves and Pebbles, Lotus Mirage, a collection of 52 new ghazals and Notes to Be Left with the Gatekeeper published by Global Fraternity of Poets for which he has been bestowed with Poet Laureate

Presently, he lives in a secluded cabin with a two hundred mile view of the snow capped Cascade Mountains out the front window in Central Oregon and approximately seven thousand volume library he has acquired through the years. He leads a retired life pursuing his archaeological interests along with spending an increasing amount of time writing new poetry and retrieving poems from the hundreds of notebooks he kept over the years.

This Interview was conducted via email

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