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Michael Triandam

Updated: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 02:05 am

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I grew up loving music and words. I write songs, poems and screenplays. Currently, I am teaching US History and Psychology in High School and I am using music and words to help me document and better understand my writers' life.


Capitalism and the Tao Black Friday shopping The void peeks through 10,000 products And I am caught in the swirling illusion. My Chinese wife stays grounded. I will try to get her to buy something to justify my spending But like a hunger artist at a feast, Or a monk at an orgy, She will say no. Fortune cookie says… My good fortune.

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Wed 22nd Apr 2020 15:42

Do Music and Words not help in all aspects of your life?


Fri 15th Nov 2019 08:06

Interesting profile MT. Thanks for commenting on Coming a Croper. Blessings. P.

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Fred Nicholson

Wed 16th Oct 2019 02:51

Listening to the profile tune and got a bit lost. Enjoyed the melody, tempo and your voice. Are you also the instrumentalist? If so, great delivery. If no, still good. Some things don't come immediately. Would you agree Michael?

Creasote is the word I hear you say. It's used to preserve wood utility poles. I believe it is deemed poisonous here in Western WA. I just now see there is a medicinal creasote bush that provides a resin for the wood preservative. Wow, I am still learning stuff. Never heard of a creasote bush before a few minutes ago.

Kinda feel it is a love song, but haven't figured out how. I got stuck on preserved poles and medicinal bushes. Maybe, just a little more time. ?

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