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Elisha Porat was a Hebrew poet and writer who said he’d never thought about writing poetry until he was a solider in the War of Yom Kippur in 1973. The war and even the death of Porat’s father inspired him to begin writing poetry non-stop.
Her soul touches me
down to the Middle of my core
Is there more to the Universe
than the middle of her soul?
Her soul is more to me
than I see in the Middle
of Humanity’s combined souls.
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The band Entrance is comprised of Jeff Stafford, Lee Dalson, Allie Cooper, Papa Boyd’O, Anastasia Shields and produced by the poet, Ward Kelley. Their vision is to create and explore non-commercial rock platforms while drawing from the poetry of Ward Kelley. Their scope includes rock, psychedelia, folk, blues, and even a little classical and jazz.
The band Clay Souls is comprised of Jack Gibson, Jeremy Bates, Ian Ottinger, Jay Carpenter, Dave Mahurin, Jeff Hudson, and produced by the poet, Ward Kelley. Their vision is to create and explore non-commercial rock platforms while drawing from the poetry of Ward Kelley. Their scope includes rock, jam band, progressive rock, folk & blues. blues.
In early 2015, serendipity brought him to team up with writer/poet Ward Kelley. Ward says, “Don answered an ad he never read, appearing on my doorstep because he heard from a friend I was willing to pay a guitarist to help my daughter with her music videos.” This chance meeting led to the most unique collaboration of the two men’s artistic careers.
She grew up and lived all her life in west central Indiana. Singing her first solo at the age of five, in church, she realized music would be her passion. When she reached adulthood, she began displaying her gift in competitions, county and state fairs, singing in taverns . . . hundreds of fans told her she was destined to reach a wider audience.
Joan In the Fires
Jessie is the consummate free spirit, whether in her music, choice of favored instruments (uke & banjo) or living style – she spent four years at the Virginia commune, Twin Oaks International Community, saying, ”It was a great four years in which I felt like I could really be myself. My time spent there is irreplaceable.”