Watercolor paintings by Matilda Jane Kraemer. Click on images to view them larger.
Requiescat in Pace
Forgive me for the words I left unsaid, The paths I rarely traveled to your door; The undelivered flowers, and the space So carefully constructed Around my circularity of self. Forgive me for the stifled yawn, Dismissive gestures, and the void Where once you hoped was love. So short the time, so crushed the hope, […]
For Christina I wish for you the unsung songs of birds, The beauty of all flowers yet to come, And words Shaped soft and pink against The thinner edges of Reality. O Little One, your innocence Can win a world gone stale – To newer hopes, the memory Of bird and blossom And the softer […]
It’s All in the Cards By Matilda Jane Kraemer Once upon a time, I taught Music History in a college that charged enormous fees but would accept any student, regardless of academic background. Consequently I met groups of forty (mostly young) people who drove to campus in their Beemers and upscale cars, but who were […]
Christmas Memories. From “A Colorful Christmas” album by Fetal Records. www.fetalrecords.com/the-christmas-album Composition copyright © 2009 Matilda Jane Kraemer Arrangement: André van Haren – www.andrevanharen.com Artists: André van Haren (piano), Richard Schletty (lead vocal), Cheri Ayoub (vocal) Recorded, mixed and mastered by Richard Schletty – www.schlettysound.com