While songs have certain playful parameters of rhythm and rhyme, I am often drawn to prose to explore in greater detail my thoughts on a subject. Following are some of these essays that explore thoughts on art, language, and perhaps a certain evolutionary impulse. Please Contact for information about having these presented as talks (with PowerPoints and some with live music) for clubs, churches and various organizations.
Translating Metaphors: the power of image-rich language
to build bridges of understanding across cultural lines.
Beauty Perception: the highest function of the mind and perhaps spirit,
and how to find and create more opportunities to enjoy it.
Writing in Progress: includes chapters of The Escape Artists, a story of my family's escape and emigration from communist Poland. Password protected.