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Archive for February 2010

meeting the medicine man

February 24, 2010

It is 4am.  Of all the nights to be sleepless…this is the end of my vacation time, and I actually need to be able to get up and function tomorrow. Yesterday was heavier than I realized.  The ending day of what has been a fantastic and refreshing vacation, and also the beginning of a pretty […]

on self-made martyrs….

February 19, 2010

So the guy who flew his plane into a building here in Austin had some poignant and important things to say.  Unfortunately, he hurt people and killed himself in order to draw attention to those things. A dear friend of mine recently raised an important question:  Does all the fuss over labeling people who are […]

beads

February 18, 2010

Just got back from my very first Mardi Gras.   I don’t know how Mardi Gras and I had never met, but now we are in love. The first night worried me a little bit.  After a long exhausting nine hour drive,  Adam and I arrived Monday evening and headed straight for the French Quarter… […]

for the love of god, pt 1

February 12, 2010

Have you ever wondered what sex with God would be like?  I have.  Many religions have a version of the Immaculate Conception story, but the best part is left out. “One day she was pregnant.   It was a miracle.   An angel sang.  The End.”  YAWN. The story of Mary’s conception is all symbolic with no […]

dead like me

February 9, 2010

Last night I had a dream that I died,  which I hear you’re not supposed to be able to do.  Actually there were two of me; somehow I had died and a part of me regenerated.  So the conflict was that I had to figure out how to dispose of my own body before anybody […]

edit

February 6, 2010

When the song you worked so hard to write is a little too long for radio play… Edit. When you spill your guts out onto the page, but your “guts” turn out to be a senseless, shapeless mess…  add form, remove jumbled chaos.  Edit. When your suitcase is too full and you can’t get it […]

an old lovesong to myself

February 5, 2010

Back in the day, I used to be able to write songs on a regular basis.  Even when things were shitty, I could write.  In fact, I may have been able to write more when I didn’t feel so good about stuff. But I didn’t want to add to the pile of songs that were […]