This is my beat poem introducing a Spoken Word universe about torn value systems, consumerist pursuits, celebrity overload, chatter, the disproportion, aliens among strangers, strangers among strangers, and an astronaut named John K Mercury hurtling toward Mars in search of meaning.
Listen up. Will you, like the seven strangers, become a disciple?
Mercury’s Wake is an extensive text/spoken word which introduces John K and seven characters wandering the universe of Caesars Palace, Las Vegas..
Every artist’s journey is full of insights, and, therefore, artists’ collaborations are great paradigms for fruitful exchange. I am interested in assisting expression. I cherish creative perspectives and the camaraderie in sharing how each of us approaches the journey.
Wayne Edward Peet is an American jazz pianist & organist active chiefly on the West Coast jazz scene. Peet began on piano at age six; he played in churches in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and California while young. He also played trombone but quit the instrument in his early 20s. He attended Westmont College from 1973 to 1977, where he was a founding member with John Rapson of the Frobisher Hall Learn More