These words resonate with me so deeply. Poetry to me cannot emerge from me without deep feeling and emotion. Either deep pain, hurt, loss, anger, frustration etc...or deep happiness, joy, love, tenderness. Either way it must be deep, honest and so powerful inside me that it just flows out and always people are hidden in my poetry. - Heidi Suydam, Simply Our Society
Several key elements go into writing a song. Here are some of these elements. Here are some of the elements that make up a song. Take each one of these and look at your songs. See where you can improve or where you need help.
Ben Strauss on Rising Seas & the Fate of New York on PBS - Ben Strauss, COO of Climate Central and director of our program on sea level rise, appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy, as well as the long-term challenges that sea level rise poses to coastal cities such as New York.