Equinox Smoke Signal from Corinne West

Dear Music Lovers, 
 

:: MUSINGS :: 

Oh Mighty Sun 
my stinging favorite 
central celestial star 
you continue to hover and burn 
from a power i can name 
yet not understand 

Mysteriously succinct 
i know you today…

Summer Smoke Signal

Dear Lovers of Music & Art, 

:: MUSINGS :: 

~ AMBIENT ONE ~ 

Ambient One, you dance in my dreams 
Pouring curl after sway over the headland hills 
diaphanous dreams disappearing 
at the mouth of the…

June's Smoke Signal Newsletter

Dear Lovers of Art & Music, 

:: MUSINGS :: 

Summer Solstice. Our glorious Star / Sun shines longer and stronger than any other day. The wheel turns continually regardless of where we are, who we are, and…

April's Smoke Signal Newsletter

Dear Lovers of Art & Music, 

:: MUSINGS :: 

Earth Day. 
Our Amazing Earth. 
Right here… right now… under you. 
Supporting you. 
Us... cascading all over Earth. 
Every day. Every night. 
It ALL goes down, right here. …

March's Smoke Signal Newsletter

Dear Lovers of Art & Music, 
 


:: MUSINGS :: 

Perhaps every season - is really a portal. Stand still, run, jump rope or swim… the colors will change all around you. There is no stopping this. Nothing you…

February's Smoke Signal Newsletter

Dear Lovers of Music & Art, 

:: MUSINGS :: 

clever words, furrowed brow 
silent sword far from me now 
western bell only hollow sounds 
the ending of the mourning 

pen dance sideways on the page 
aristocrat stumbles…

January's Smoke Signal Newsletter

Photo: Jeanne Rana


Dear Lovers of Music & Art, 

:: MUSINGS :: 

There is an art form to reading the signs. Everyone has their own methods, or can develop them. I’ll share with you one of…

December's Smoke Signal Newsletter

Photo: Ting Vogel


Dear Lovers of Music & Art, 

Being a California-coastal native, I have no claims to harsh winters here. In fact, as I write to you, I am looking out at a palm tree, and considering…

November's Smoke Signal Newsletter


Dear Lovers of Music & Art,

The great snap of winter is upon us. The Holidays are rushing in. Wherever you are in the world, the season of celebration is in the air. I wish the warmest for you and…

Corinne West original works exhibited at "The Drunk Brush"

Corinne's works were featured at The Drunk Brush in Quincy California throughout September. 42 original monoprint pieces were on display. The show was a huge success! Much appreciation to all who attended the lively art opening on September 6th. We…

Songwriting and Poetry workshop in the Sierras


On April 30th in Quincy, California I collaborated with Jeanne Rana to teach a songwriting and poetry workshop focusing on poetry, songwriting, collapsing artistic blocks, and a few surprises. We incorporated Creative Trance to uncover the goods always ready for…