The Music Note Tree ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/28/2020

The Music Note Tree ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/28/2020
The Music Note Tree 7/28/2020

The Music Note Tree is a friend of mine It helps me play music and keep good time The notes tell me how long they want to play Each note has a value and here’s what they say. The Whole Note says “It’s 4 beats for me” The Whole Note…

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The Lonely Music Teacher ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/16/2020

The Lonely Music Teacher ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/16/2020
Empty Student's Chair 7/16/2020

I’m cleaning out all of my teaching material, hoping that much like when you wash your car it rains. If I clean it out, toss stuff out, suddenly the world will right itself and we’ll get back to normal. I’ve been at it for hours, going through everything, my God,…

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The Cat Who Tried To Sing ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/13/2020

The Cat Who Tried To Sing ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/13/2020
Basura Tries To Sing

My cat was meowing loudly and proud I asked, "Why are you being so desperately loud?" She replied, “Like you, I’m trying to sing It seems like such a remarkably, simple thing” “Teach me,” she asked as she played on the floor “I want to sing opera, country and more…

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The Cat Who Wanted To Drive My Car (Basura Behind The Wheel) ~ a short poem by me 4/9/2020

The Cat Who Wanted To Drive My Car (Basura Behind The Wheel) ~ a short poem by me 4/9/2020
Basura Behind The Wheel

My Cat couldn’t learn to play the guitar Now she wants to learn to drive my car Our first attempt didn’t get us very far We hardly moved from here to thare I tried; I tried to teach her how When I said, turn left, she only meowed Turn right…

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“The Cat Who Wanted To Play The Guitar” ~ a short poem ~ Katrina Curtiss 4/2/2020

“The Cat Who Wanted To Play The Guitar” ~ a short poem ~ Katrina Curtiss 4/2/2020
Basura Cat Guitar Lesson

There was a cat that wanted to play the guitar She traveled the land from near to far She never bathed, she had lots of fleas Until one day she ended up living with me “I want to play the guitar like you”, she meowed “Oh please, oh please won’t…

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A Letter A Day To You #7 “Naked Mona Lisa” Katrina Curtiss 3/24/2020

A Letter A Day To You #7 “Naked Mona Lisa” Katrina Curtiss 3/24/2020
Empty Make-up Bag

It’s been days since I’ve gone anyplace Since then, no make-up has touched my face Today, I teach guitar lessons on line Oh where did I put that make-up of mine? I’ve looked in my cupboard I’ve looked in my shoe Without it, I don’t know what to do My…

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A Letter A Day “Time Out Music Lessons” Katrina Curtiss 3/23/2020

Now that the world is in a “Time Out” due to the Corona Virus, there’s a lot that I can’t do. I can’t go into homes and care for the elderly, can’t feed those without food, hug anyone, make surgical masks (I cheated in home economics class and had my…

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How To Find A Good Teacher (Call me ~ Ego aside, read on)

A friend asked me if 50 is too old to learn to play the guitar, a question that comes up from time to time. The answer is no. In my humble opinion, you're never too old. Anyone can learn to play, age is not the determining factor; commitment and passion…

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