Poet On Pop: Saturday Night by Whigfield

Dee Dee na nah nah nah naaaah!¬† I have long been a lover of a Scandinavian bop with a melancholic streak. Searching back in my history, Saturday Night may have been one of the first that I truly loved. It’s not just the catchy beats and the repetitive lyrics, it was the simplistic (but oddlyContinue reading “Poet On Pop: Saturday Night by Whigfield”

A Poet on Pop! Lady Gaga

Successful poems, like successful pop songs have a strong central conceit or metaphor, this is like a central gravitational point which as the piece¬†orbits sometimes closely like Mercury around the sun, sometimes distant like Pluto. The song or poem is a journey of exploring this central point up close or at an obscure distance. InContinue reading “A Poet on Pop! Lady Gaga”