community, coronavirus, COVID-19, denver, poem, poetry

COVID-19, We’re Terminating You

Lily Chang © 2020   Yesterday, our mayor declared, joining the rest of the world, like we cared. Effective today, we're to stay home. People want pity for wanting to roam. The truth is, we've done too little, too late, the death of ever many could be our fate. I'm no scientist, certainly no epidemiologist.… Continue reading COVID-19, We’re Terminating You

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Trees Firmly Planted

Be trees, firmly planted, well nourished and fed. Fill others; meet their needs. Be kind. This plants seeds. Times are desperate in this outbreak. Through our resources and abilities, gifts we'll make. It's time to turn the tide, as we step forward and take our stride. We need to come together and love, give glory… Continue reading Trees Firmly Planted

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“The Phantom of the Opera”

  Lily Chang © 2019 My first exposure came from a dear friend who was passionate, obsessed really, with the musical. Curiosity threw me forward. I listened with fierce and dedicated determination. Even after I knew the entire libretto by heart, I kept listening and hadn't grown weary. The devotion and love The Phantom had… Continue reading “The Phantom of the Opera”

live performance, O'Keeffe, Renee Fleming, soprano, The Brightness of Light

The People’s Diva LIVE, Can’t Wait!!

Renée Fleming will be singing in two performances of "The Brightness of Light" in Denver, this weekend. Beyond excited is an understatement. Sometime after I started classical training, I became been fond of Renée Fleming and admire her greatly. She has a beautiful, robust, and powerful voice. And, she's one of few sopranos whose singing… Continue reading The People’s Diva LIVE, Can’t Wait!!

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Birthday Bliss

Lily Chang © 2019 Celebrating four birthdays will conclude very soon. Today, in fact. Lily Chang © 2019 Having so many birthdays together has taken no small amount of time and has been exhausting. Planning and making time for such events, in already hectic schedules we keep, was tough. But I wouldn't change it for… Continue reading Birthday Bliss

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Instant Perfection

Somehow we've become a culture that expects things to turn out the way we want without much effort or many tries. Maybe some of the influence comes from social media. We have only patience enough for a snapshot of things, whether in words or in picture form. Seeing DIY videos, where things seem so fast… Continue reading Instant Perfection