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About akiebermiss

pianist, composer, singer, writer. hater.

st barths chronicles, part iV

   Day 5 – 11   vignettes ### one. walked past a jeweler’s store at dusk. a high end store, full of colored flourescent lights and glass shelves and cases. every surface either light-emitting or reflective. all the moreso for … Continue reading

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st. barths chronicles, part iii

   “excellent sensual sexuality mitigates this winter’s mostly dark heart.”      let’s begin with a long (and unask’d for) digression:           i have been reading my journal out here on the island. daytimes, there is not … Continue reading

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st. barths chronicles, part ii

      if you’re smart (or maybe just experienced) day two is about preparedness. when you arrive on St. Barths it is easy to convince oneself that all is paradise: the sun is shinning, the weather is sweet, there is … Continue reading

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St. Barths Chronicles, part i

        on the second flight — the much tinier plane with its *single* propeller — both of our pilots were named Mike. odd, no? yes! and the first mike wore an ironic, lopsided smile as he told us this. … Continue reading

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All Those Who Came Before Me In Brooklyn [part i]

All Those Who Came Before Me In Brooklyn — in three parts [part one] nights stack up upon nights. dawn is hot coffees and stretches of reluctant slumber. the days are hot (’tis summer, ’tisn’t?) but fleeting. and in the … Continue reading

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akie SINGS!

sure, I sing all the time.  its basically my job.  but sometimes i’m singing my own stuff and its for people to listen to.  and its not just a random demo i threw up to Soundcloud. last week I was … Continue reading

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akie turns 31; masters the #selfie

what follows now is a triptych of #selfies from this past week.  wherein I released my first solo record, taped a solo concert for television, and had my first voluntary birthday party in about, well, 10 years. since I actually … Continue reading

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