American poet Dickinson considered work on a summer's afternoon and I managed to make this song to sing her regarding. For more than 600 other combinations of various words (mostly poetry) with original music (varied styles) visit our archives at frankhudson.org
I adapted and transformed a poem by John Gould Fletcher to make this original song about summer, heat, and atmosphere. For more than 600 other examples of various ways to combine various words with various original music, visit frankhudson.org
John Gould Fletcher is not much read today, but this 1916 prose poem seeks to meld modes of Blake, Rimbaud, and Whitman into a prophecy of a potential America. I may be late for American Independence Day, but I performed the ending of this multi-part poem with lots of drums and a prominent horn section part.