The Ambition By Lin Ross

Ornette… In 1962, Ray Charles sang “I Can’t Stop Loving You.” Ella was “Swinging Brightly,” and Sinatra claimed he was “All Alone.” Dexter Gordon was blowing a mellow one called “Go” and Brubeck rose to jazzy prominence with his seminal album “Cool.” Oscar Peterson made a “West Side Story” all his own, while Chubby Checker…

Poems By Lin Ross

  Cigarette Poem? ( Maybe… Maybe Not) I have breathed you in… Inhaled you in Drifts and drafts And mad dizzying spins. And I have Sucked you Deeply into my lungs Like some nicotine dream Or herbal retreat… An opiate from A madness That dare not speak Its name. I have breathed you in Inhaled…