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My lyrics get used for Homosexual Law Reform anniversary and the tragedy of Orlando

Posted by Philip on 13 June 2016, 3:26 pm in , , , , , , ,

Today I learnt that composer Gareth Farr has used one of my poems, 'During these Days', in his commission for Wellington's Glamaphones choir. He also used a poem from Brent Coutts, "Naming Ourselves".

Gareth has even chosen to name his piece "During these Days" — how chuffed am I? I'm told the choir has been rehearsing it and it is sounding wonderful.

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Rainbow distraction

Posted by Philip on 24 February 2015, 1:46 pm in , , , , ,

pinkwashed-rainbowSince the Pride Parade protest and the GayTM and police pinkwashings, the Muppets' "Rainbow Connection" has been in my brain. I just had to rewrite the lyrics!

So thanks to Sam for helping out with the new title, the original lyrics are here and if anyone wants to sing it and put it on YouTube or SoundCloud, or suggest better changes, let me know!

Here goes...1, 2, 3...

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