Sunday, December 10, AD 2017; Last Qtr. Moon: 2:53 am  

Louisville, Kentucky

Latitude:  38 13.4' N   Longitude: 49.4'' W

Elevation: 450 ft. above sea level

Sunrise: 7:48; Sunset: 5:23

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About Jim's new album (Good Work), Israel Rains writes: 'Good Work' is a dichotomy of being your most exciting album and lyrically your most esoteric. You explore many of the same themes you have throughout your discography but now with the courage to be darker. You explore this (with) a more eclectic influence, incorporating Latin (rhythms) in a surprising way. I would like to see you continue in this direction. Good work!

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Jim Needler's Conspiracy & Guitar Pull is sponsored in part by Jeannie Samdani, financial planner with Kentucky Planning Partners & by Avery & Sun Solar Installations

{Since our first show on May 20th 2012, we've hosted 64 evenings of the Conspiracy & Guitar Pull & featured the following artists: Johnny Berry, Danny Flanigan, Jim Dishman, LaMay & Reese, Derrick Wade Manley, Big Poppa Stampley, Alanna Fugate, Gavin Caster, Tim DeLonjay, Tyrone Cotton, Thomas Wesley Bowman, Mickey Clark, Alex Wright, Alan Rhody, Butch Rice, Cody Lee Meece, Joel Curtis, Joel T. Henderson, Joel Timothy, Joe Hanna, Tom Boone, Jim Phillips, Tyler Warden, Carrie Cooley, Kevin Dalton, Rhonda Rainwater, Jay Goldstein, Paul Moffett, Jonathan Bramel, Dan Bowlds, Dylana Jean Nalley, Norbert Blocker, Kris Logsdon, Dallas Cole, Justin Paul Lewis, George Stearman, John D'Amato, Kim Weber, Dan Colon, Lisa Sandell, Ken Lucchese, Jonathan New, Heath MaCurdy, Gabe Close, Sydney Sleadd, Kendra Villiger, Ed Burch, Rosella Pearl, Wanda Fries, Days of Casey, Charles Price, Alex Peterson, Sean T. Johnson, Sam Gaddis, David Evans, June Burton, Caleb Robinson, Denny Wheatley, Jim Peterson Schmitt, Sean Patrick Hill, Serpent Wisdom, Clint Ackerman, Eric Vaughn Schneeburger, Patty Rieman, David Benson, Jordan Duffy, Bill Clark, Paul Brendan Mcgee, Dustin Edge, Chad Money & Alex Hacker.} Wow, what a run. Thank you all. 

 

 

Sunday September 24 AD 2017

Here in the shade of a blushing
Magnolia almost pleasant
Crickets & seeding grass in curbs
Cicada enhance the sickness
While festive victims speak of joy
Allow your perspective some room
Go back to work powerful eyes
Are watching you & things will change

Sunday October 1 AD 2017

A clamor for revolution
Has risen from the throats of cows
And I join in the resistance
Chutes & gates of conversation
Some orient themselves by talking
Others find themselves by watching
Talkers & watchers have to meet
The river & the river bank)

Sunday October 8 AD 2017

Lost ants crossing a textured floor
We struggled over instructions
Shaken late we arrived on time
We'd missed our turn & found our friend
Turned around led him to the show
Autumn rain full sky & dancing
Barrels of joy overflowing
From the garden singing again

Sunday September 3 AD 2017

Shadows came & went, a tall shoot
Had risen from the holly bush
Breath of being settled on us
Made us glad to say what we could
Trusty jock strap of honest words
Strong words to support the weary
(Into poorly lit, weightless space
Came a vision - laughter & rest)

Sunday September 10 AD 2017

The bell had already been rung
In porch shade, crickets continued
I had fallen on affection
The party over & it's good
To have someone who'll help you up
Or at least ask if you're okay
Moving slowly - I'm expected
Across the newly tidied lawn

Sunday September 17 AD 2017

Cricket, cicada, flying seed
From a blue sky w/ sound of bells
Gently moved by life's intention
Cautious toward the damaged soul
A spirit personified sits
Upon the ledge of my window
Movement being moved by being
And the strength that comes behind him

 

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