Lolitah The Mosquitah Eatah

Lolita the Mosquita EatahLolita was a frog she lived in the bayou Way down south where the mosquitoes really bite you. She was amazing a sight to really see cause she had a tongue as long as tree. It could go to the top and climb back down and eat little bugs right off the ground. With that tongue she could reach the tip of her nose wrap around her back and scratch between her toes. Fast she was with that tongue of lighting she slurped up mosquitoes to keep them from biting. Well she ate and ate and grew and grew till her belly was as big as me and you. Continue Reading →

Today I Will Listen / Today I Write

When I crossed the courtyard between my house and studio before dawn this morning, an owl beckoned me with his ancient voice like a siren of the past to sleep the sleep of those who never wake. Today, I shall not sleep. Today, I will listen and write what I hear. © 2013 Sean Driscoll

Five Seconds From Devine

Five Seconds From Divine Twenty-two minutes from divine I am certain our actions seal our fate. I step out into the breaking dawn certain I am late. Sweat thick upon my brow I turn to face the breeze and for just a few moments (five seconds to be exact) I smile and stare up at the sky glad I am alive. Twenty minutes from divine, I start my engine and roll away certain I am late. The song I hear from the stereo I know from when I was twelve. “In a clearing stands a boxer and fighter by his Continue Reading →

“Finding Bach In Soccer”

Yesterday, I practiced soccer with my son on the big lawns overlooking the river down by our house. Watching him in his struggles I was once again reminded that in every human attempt at greatness we are mirrored our strengths and weaknesses. I told him a story about once when I was fifteen I threw my music stand across my bedroom in complete frustration at my attempts to make a six finger stretch while playing the Bach Chaconne. Convinced that I could never do it, I threw the music in the trash. He laughed and began kicking the ball again. Continue Reading →

Welcome to the writings of Sean Driscoll

Hi and welcome to my writing site. I am known to many as a classical guitarist and a producer of children’s performances for stage with my company “The Story Ship.”  Most of what I have written has been published as stage shows or short stories for audio CD. Here in this site you will find short excerpts from works in progress as well as finished short stories, poems, novels and essays for grown ups as well as children. Every morning I awake around 4 o’clock with my brain spewing words. So each day I go to my studio and begin Continue Reading →