Tag Archives: Marlene Dietrich

Man on a Bicycle

The man, to make a living, had plastered hundreds of faces upon walls, but there was something about this one which held him captive. It wasn’t just the stardom of her name, its siren-call, but the sheer magnitude of artifice, … Continue reading

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Dietrich in Heaven

In honor of Marlene Dietrich’s birthday (December 27th), my poem “Dietrich in Heaven.” Listen to the spoken word/music track┬áhere. Today I went to Heaven, just for a brief visit. It was a nice joint: tangerine-fleeced runways, and tufts of flamingo-pink … Continue reading

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Monroe and Dietrich

Fated alignment, luminaries to bask in– Arc of frozen lights.

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Dietrich

Bygone sorcery, fingertips emitting smoke– When arson was queen.

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Cabaret

Under new ownership, Heaven changed its policies– blue angels allowed.

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Dietrich in Heaven

Spoken word track from the upcoming album Arson & Grace. Featuring Ben Wright on bass. Listen here.

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