Paul Amrod Poems
- It's The Poetry Of Life It’s the poetry of life painting like...
- A Playful Dream Sequence Silly little dancer skips from ...
- Pierrot Lunaire From Albert Gi...
- An Autumnal Lyric Ideals, fantasies and creative binges stir ...
- The Preciousness Of The Instan... Joyous exultations elicit ...
- A Hymn Of Self-Esteem Indigenous choruses in the realms of ...
- Alluring Couplets Dialogues of interacting interplay may ...
He received his musical education at the world-renowned Juilliard School. In 1979 after a seven year tour, either as a soloist or with his Trio or Quartet through the east coast and the New Yorker Jazz scene and as the opening band for such acts as Janis Joplin, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, and the NRBQ, he returned to Juilliard and closed out with a Masters Degree, majoring in Composition. In New York he was involved in writing arrangements for A&M Records and was a Studio pianist for Columbia Records. In his earlier days he sang in choirs under the direction of Leonard Bernstein.
At the age of nine he began making music with his brother Willy. He started writing his own ... more »
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''For a moment thinking of nothing is highly healthy.Waking Up
However thinking for yourself is a prerequisite of sanity.''
''Hapless ventures will proceed into futilityPerseverance
Courageous adventures succeed with humility''
''Each of us should scream with joy that we were given the gift of life.Everyday observance
Why then do we toil and fret with worries and wicked strife?''
''The ingenious can never approve of cynicism. One must always leave the door open for exceptionalism.''Optimism
''Two dangers are looming. The damnation of our cherished environment through climate change or the futility of a brainless nuclear war.''Impeach Trump
It's The Poetry Of Life
It’s the poetry of life painting like the frost
on the tip of autumn’s breeze.
It’s the poetry of life found and never lost
Feeling comfortably at ease
Like a lazy summer’s day
Like two children lost in play
Like the story never told
from the yarn of times of old.
It’s the poetry of life bringing everything in view
Changing older thoughts to new
Warming winter’s bitter cold
As a storm comes raging through
to cleanse the atmospheric blues.
Improvising an esoteric line
to unleash the mysterious and sublime.
To guide our pathways as we cross