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Brenda Moossy Audio & Video

Poems by Brenda Moossy

Brenda Moossy Audio & Video

Anaconda >> Listen

Sadie >> Listen

Just spent the afternoon with my best bud Brenda Moossy, editing videos of Snake Dreams, our West Coast tour circa 1996, this clip from Kumbwa Jazz center in Santa Cruz. The first piece is about her work as a hospice nurse with AIDS patients, In the Beginning.  The second is her classic, Anaconda. This is for everyone who loves and misses her.

Poems by Brenda Moossy

What I Said to the Man Installing the Hot Tub

When the man came to install my hot tub,
I said, “It must be in a clearing, Mister,
‘cause I want to see the stars!”

No matter that I am in full view
of my neighbor’s junked cars and defunct appliances and that it is their custom to spill
tumbling thru the screen door.
Wooden frame slaps against the jamb.
The man (He’s the boyfriend) stands legs apart for balance against the shifting ground.
His shirt, ripped and open, the tails
flap in disbelief. The women,
mother and daughter, are drunken

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