Author Archives: Jason Hart

Fill That Page

New song, 3/8/2011: Fill That Page Got my hermit permit got my keyboard stance got my pen and paper got my great big chance got my rhythm method got to fight stage fright got my big deadline got my show … Continue reading

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On an installation in the Milwaukee Art Museum

The room a little ventricle on the second floor, tucked away. Cut with a surgeon’s precision, a sudden dark corner of a museum of lapping light and mute waves. There, the open heart beats on film. A red bed is … Continue reading

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aunt marion

i saw her in a play she was the best one she answered the telephone in a funny way and i laughed marion red hair vibrant aunt she danced to walk and ever laughed and talked and she listened and … Continue reading

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Turtle, Chapter One

First day I saw a Conch was the first day I fell in love. I was working at the water tower. It was my job to catch water. A ship does not last long at sea without it. It was … Continue reading

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Berny’s Saga

Here’s a song I wrote awhile ago about Bernard Madoff. BERNY’S SAGA Lyrics Jason Hart Music Ok Kyun Kang CHARACTERS LAWYER The prosecuting attorney J. EZRA MERKIN, People who had their money stolen by Madoff in his scams KEVIN BACON, … Continue reading

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Gospel in the Pool Hall

She wandered in a golden turban, wobbling. Behind her, three other women swayed. She stepped, sixty-four or older, to the audience. A young man took her hand and thanked her and she looked into his eyes and never stopped singing. … Continue reading

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3D

Gil Scott-Heron’s hat the line the human face is drawn on left side is our show side: red right side the real side and blue televised the image flips and the real side shows

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The Squid – Chapter Two: Janet

Chapter One: Rex Chapter Two: Janet Chapter Three: Albion Rex Banion, idiot. Not that I don’t appreciate him solving our dilemma with Daddy’s little secret society games, but a man should know when someone’s plotting his death. Its probably the … Continue reading

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The Squid – Chapter One: Rex

The Squid Chapter One: Rex Chapter Two: Janet Chapter Three: Albion I awoke one morning to find that I had been transformed into a man who gave a damn what a dame thought of him. There she was on the … Continue reading

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I Review Thanksgiving, Part 2

Thanksgiving is the day you default to family. At least it was when I was growing up. People just show up out of the blue and when you’re only eight years old and you only just met these people its … Continue reading

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