Exposed ~ Katrina Curtiss 8.6.21

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Masks On Again For Private Lessons 8 6 21

The next day a text, Covid-19 in his chest I canceled all of my students, thinking it best Thinking of anyone who had come into my space Thankfully, outdoors, I wear a mask on my face.

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Mask On/Mask Off ©  ~ (Reminds Me of Smoking) Katrina Curtiss 5 17 21

There was a time when you could smoke on a plane Puff in a restaurant to get out of the rain But science reared its noble head And said, second hand smoke increased the dead. So special places were set aside For smokers to run, inhale and hide Judged by…

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My Day ~ Katrina Curtiss 4/2/2021

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Piano, Guitar, Basura and Me 4/2/2021

I like this picture; I like it a lot, It was taken between lessons, I taught. First piano and then guitar did we learn, It’s how I make the money, I earn. It’s a lovely way to spend my day, Listening to my students play. We tap our feet and…

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Conversations With My Students ~ Katrina Curtiss 3/31/21

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My Music Room 3/31/ 2021

Older Student: “I pulled a muscle in my back.” Me: “Me too, getting older is hell.” Younger Student: “I saw a ceramic doll on the side of the road, it’s eyes bore into my soul.” Me: “I saw a cloud that looked like a bunny.” Older Student: “I went walking…

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Playing The Guitar Is Hard ~ Katrina Curtiss 3/28/2021

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My Two Loves ~ Basura & Guitar 3:28:2021

My students come to learn to play, They must also practice everyday. They cast their eyes down to the ground, When they play and make an awful sound. Did you practice? I ask of them, As they try to play the piece over again. A few minutes here, a few…

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An Act Of Thoughtfulness ~ Katrina Curtiss 3/13/2021

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Katrina Bday Suprise gift Dakota and Mom Cindy 3 12 2021

I’m busy doing what I’m always doing, looking at music, trying to learn, trying to write, trying to stay one step ahead. A text from a guitar student’s mom, asking if I am home. I always hesitate since the Pandemic started, not much for socializing, my choice. She states that her…

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Sharing My Conversation With My Little Neighbor Guitar Wonder Boy ~ 2/28/2021

Him: “Hey Katrina!!!” Me: (thinking Curses, I’ve been spotted) He rides his skateboard up my driveway Him: “So, I got a family acoustic guitar, but it only had two strings. Me: (Imagining this small boy with a large acoustic guitar) Him: “So, I used the electric guitar strings that you…

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Random Thoughts ~ Written by Candlelight at 2:45am February 16th, 21 ~ Katrina Curtiss

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Writing By Candlelight 2:16:21

Standing in my heatless house, silent exception of dripping faucets. Gazing at the darken street, hoping for movement, praying for none. Entangled in huddled embrace, trying to capture and contain human heat. A flickering candle, a beacon of light, a dancer of shadows. Fearful of the next failure hiding around…

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