Jane Hirshfield is the
author most recently of
Come, Thief (Alfred A. Knopf, NY,
2011), her seventh book of poetry.
“Three-Legged Waltz” appears in Come, Thief
as “Three-Legged Blues.”
Her poetry speaks to
the central issues of human existence—desire and
loss, impermanence and beauty, the many dimensions
of our connection with others and the wider
community of creatures and objects with which we
share our lives.
G. P. SKRATZ (music):
G. P. Skratz has previously set poems & lyrics by John
Keats, Jack Foley, & Hash Flash to song, performing them
most often with his long-standing band, Smooth Toad, & now
with Toad Pink as well.
Reddy Lieb (vocal, classical guitar) is an artist,
teacher, singer, dancer and nature prancer. Her work can be
(vocal, piccolo, rattles & castanets) was the principal
flautist for the Connell Purves modern jazz ensemble, sings
with Variety Pack singers, studied Middle Eastern drumming
with Mary Ellen Donald, and is currently in love with her
Skratz (rhythm guitar).
(recording engineer) has long been the secret genius of
recording at San Francisco’s Theater Artaud & is now "going
commercial," accepting all comers.