Tuesday, August 4, 2020

HAUSER - "Live in Zagreb" FULL Classical Concert...

Today's STORM has come to pass. All is laden with the sweetness of the summer rain, and a deep sigh is brought, for we choose to listen... and so it is... PRAISE to HAUSER... His expressive passion, music he plays from heart and holds tenderly within soul. There is a special splendor that he makes known, and blessed we become onto our SELF. 

The grace of the violins
The spirit of the voices that sing 
An orchestration that touches all sensibilities 
And so we rejoice
The MUSE in gifts of divinity and light 
Beholden be our prayer.

Rose Marie Raccioppi
Poet Laureate
Orangetown, New York

The STORM ~ here in Tappan, New York

As I cast my eyes above to the light
Be there the firmament, a veil of gossamer white
The south winds with haunting echoes be they heard
Lithe bamboo and branches sway to the calling word
Hushed and then resounding be these winds that call
The lament, the plea, to sing the light, blessed be ALL.

Rose Marie Raccioppi
Poet Laureate
Orangetown, New York

Her calling, her calling...

Her calling, her calling...
Torrential rains upon roof be they heard
Thunderous calls be this night’s word
Storming skies dark and shadowed they be 
The dawning, and alas, light anew onto thee
What secrets does Mother Earth yet bare
Heed her call for our grace, for our knowing care
Her bounty, our harvest, with sun and rain, blessed be
Her calling, her calling, from mountain tops, sea to sea.

Rose Marie Raccioppi
Poet Laureate
Orangetown, New York

Sunday, August 2, 2020


A sprouting green upon a counter be it shown
The grace of growth, the emergent seed be known
The ambient air, light and sun call to seed and root divine
Delight of green, blessed be sprouting, sprouting made mine.

Rose Marie Raccioppi 

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Sounds, Letters, Words... BEING...

        Sounds and the corresponding letters, 
           letters and the corresponding words, 
             words and the corresponding meanings, 
               meanings and the corresponding thoughts, 
                 thoughts and the corresponding consciousness,
                   consciousness and the corresponding BEING, 
                     these be the fascination of this poet.

Rose Marie Raccioppi
Poet Laureate
Orangetown, New York

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Ravel - Bolero. Sergiu Celibidache 1971

One is seduced by the gentle touch of sound ... to a mounting momentum, until one becomes the crescendo completely in rapture. Thank You....

Music calls to me in color, in movement, and in the passions, that pulse our very BEING.
 Hear I the music and the words become expressive echoes
 Hear I the words and the music becomes the dance
 Hold I the pen and the paper bears the poetry of heart
 Hold I the brush and the canvas bears my soul.

Poet Laureate
Orangetown, New York


and what does a poet do
to make her soul known to you
her words held within time and deed
be this her love and sacred creed
melodies majestic she in silence sings
in honor of what each breath does bring 
a moment to savor be it the NOW
with pen and paper she fulfills a vow
to take reflection and its known call
heed well the Glory, the Presence, the All.

Rose Marie Raccioppi
Poet Laureate
Orangetown, New York 

Image: Poetry, in acknowledgment by Blue Mountain.