17 thoughts on “how sharp (tanka)

    • Thanks Georgia 🙂 Might have been in a bit of a mood yesterday, alas!

      This song marks the beginning of Phil Och’s slow descent into madness. He was so disillusioned by what had happened that day. Started out idealistic; ended up completely crushed. Seemed appropriate. Plus, to me, it’s hauntingly beautiful.


  1. Yes, I know this song is about the disastrous 1968 Democratic National Convention. But I choose to interpret it differently here. Sorry Phil. :O


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