Poems, Guitar and Meditations

Poems, Guitar and Meditations

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Sometimes poetry, sometimes guitar, sometimes spoken meditation, sometimes elderly characters who talk about the NBA. Thanks for listening. If you have questions, comments, or feedback of any kind, email darkoindex at gmail dot com. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support


Hoops Talk with Saul! Ep 4 (Celtics Hot Start)
Nov 5 • 17 min
This epispde of Hoops Talk with Saul! gets an assist from Bostonā€based voice artist Andy Robichaud. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Hoops Talk with Saul! Ep. 3 (Wiz, Heat, Magic)
Oct 18 • 20 min
Elderly Hoops aficionado Saul Morgenstern talks about the upcoming NBA season with his elderly cousin, his nephew and a stranger from Orlando named Rico. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
Hoops Talk with Saul! (Ep 2: Fantasy Hoops History)
Oct 14 • 12 min
Elderly NBA aficionado Saul J Morgenstern reminisces about his fantasy hoops history, dating back to 1955. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Hoops Talk with Saul! (Episode 1)
Oct 10 • 9 min
Elderly hoops aficionado Saul J. Morgenstern takes calls from NBA fans! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Guitar Instrumentals
Oct 7 • 12 min
Four instrumental tracks. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 30 (After the Rain)
Sep 16 • 11 min
Thoughts on the difference a year makes. Parenting a 2 yr old compared with parenting a 1 yr old. Also, after the rain. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Road Trip Audio with Mikey
Sep 6 • 58 min
Driving south toward San Diego, trying not to lose our minds. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 29 (Acceptance and Improvisation)
Sep 5 • 9 min
On dropping RH at new preschool and accepting and improvising. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Man Survives Red Sox Road Trip in California Despite Stomach Virus
Sep 2 • 8 min
An audio version of a short essay I wrote for Splice Today about friendship, illness and baseball. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 28 (Roses, Thorns, Back Doors)
Aug 2 • 9 min
A brief meditation on clearing the wilderness and appreciating the smell of roses. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
“My Darling (Wilco cover)” and other musical experiments
Jul 19 • 9 min
Thanks to Luke for edits on My Darling. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 27 (Summer Morning Walk)
Jul 2 • 12 min
Walk uphill with one lazy dog, one older dog, and a 2 yr old. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
2019 NBA Free-Agent Educated Guesses (Audio version with Scottish accent)
Jun 29 • 11 min
Why not take something you’ve written and make a Scottish male robot voice say it out loud? Here are your Top 20 2019 NBA Free-Agents and their destinations. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Get On the Bus (Two Year-Old Adventures)
Jun 17 • 31 min
She’s been in love with buses for about 6 months now. About time we boarded one and headed to the park. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Heatwave Watering Can (Odds and Ends)
Jun 10 • 7 min
99 Degrees. Plants in danger. Stay inside. Celebrate air conditioning. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 26 (illness)
Jun 3 • 13 min
Daily life changes with a stomach flu that lasts for 10 days. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Rain Drive, Part Two
May 23 • 6 min
Two recent poems. Driving in the rain, protesting midday naps, preparing for near future, jobs, preschool, coping with time. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 25 (The Stool)
May 16 • 11 min
The strangest thing happened last night, while teaching. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Sound Washes
Apr 20 • 9 min
This is a collection of more experimental recordings. The last one is from a friend who took a poem I recorded and reimagined it with a vocoder. Thanks, Luke! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 24 (Anxiety Clings to All Surfaces)
Apr 17 • 6 min
A brief reflection on dealing with the anxiety of others and then a chime, and some toddler and guitar sounds. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
The Clearing (Guitar Tracks)
Apr 16 • 11 min
Guitar lines. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 23 (Animal Sounds and Strums)
Mar 27 • 9 min
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 23 (Animal Sounds and Strums) —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 22 (Not Wonderful Tuesday)
Mar 5 • 9 min
Some days are not so smooth or wonderful…this Tuesday was one of those. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Variations (Piano)
Feb 26 • 13 min
Piano wanderings with reverb. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Roundabout (instrumental piano)
Feb 25 • 9 min
Solo piano wanderings. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 21 (Sunshine)
Feb 20 • 21 min
This episode begins with an audio version of “Alexa is Killing Us” a story I wrote recently for Splice Today, about humans, technology, politics and psychology. It continues with a reflection on my birthday and parenting and pre-school futures. It…
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 20 (54 Degrees and Showers)
Feb 15 • 13 min
Everyone is going through something. This week, we’re dealing with atmospheric inundation, molar pain, and sleep-deprivation. And we’ve made it to Friday. Happy weekend. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Meditation Poems (Four Poems of Rainy Winter)
Feb 11 • 6 min
Young Old Man, Winter Walk. Days, Rain Drive. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Little Girl Ditty
Feb 7 • 3 min
Guitar and falsetto: Jonah. Backing vocals: Rebelle Harmony —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditation Poems: Week’s End to Weekend and Refraction of Self
Feb 2 • 5 min
Two poems on the abstraction of time. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 19 (The Self and The Weeds)
Jan 28 • 11 min
Ep 19: The Self and The Weeds. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 18 (Compilation: A Longer Listen)
Jan 26 • 53 min
This episode is a compilation of 9 previously published episodes, and several musical interludes. If you enjoy this, please consider my book of collected poems: The Spirit In: Poems from the First Year of Fatherhood. $4 e-book, $10 paperback.…
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 17 (Rain Instrumental)
Jan 18 • 9 min
Sometimes all your ears need is rain. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 16 (Rainy Traffic)
Jan 15 • 8 min
Backing vocals by RH —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Monday Rhythm
Jan 14 • 3 min
Tapping on doors and ovens. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Back to Work (instrumental)
Jan 5 • 4 min
This is a three chord sequence I played a lot when I was teaching myself the basics. Funny how it puts me right back in 2002. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 15 (New Year)
Jan 3 • 5 min
New Year, Vacation Cold —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 14 (No Sponsor)
Dec 28, 2018 • 5 min
4 minutes of Early Morning Breathing with Toddler. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 13 (Dark Mornings)
Dec 10, 2018 • 3 min
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Meditations with Jonah, Ep. 12 (Air and Time)
Nov 16, 2018 • 7 min
Breathing deliberately keeps us calm, but sometimes the air ia filled with harmful particles from horrific fires. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 11 (Lost Ball)
Nov 14, 2018 • 6 min
Sometimes the ball is lost for ten minutes, sometimes the ball is lost forever. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 10 (Everything)
Nov 14, 2018 • 5 min
Sometimes, you just make it through to Friday. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 9 (Habit of Meditation)
Oct 11, 2018 • 7 min
5 minutes on spending 10 minutes meditation. Meta-meditation. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep. 8 (Teaching)
Oct 11, 2018 • 6 min
5 minutes in the car. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Ep 7 (Windshield)
Oct 1, 2018 • 6 min
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Meditations with Jonah, Ep 6 (Teeth)
Sep 25, 2018 • 5 min
5 minutes of bliss with panting dogs. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah, Episode 5 (Breeze)
Sep 21, 2018 • 6 min
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Meditations with Jonah, Episode 4 (Toddler Mornings)
Sep 19, 2018 • 5 min
5 minutes of early morning bliss with toddler. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah: Episode 3 (Traffic)
Sep 18, 2018 • 5 min
5-minutes of bliss while you sit in gridlock. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Meditations with Jonah: Episode 2 (Bath)
Sep 17, 2018 • 5 min
Enjoy a 5-minute meditation in the bathtub. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Episode 1: Meditating with Jonah (Initial Meditation Experiment)
Sep 16, 2018 • 5 min
A 5-minute meditation to cleanse your mind from all pollutants. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Multiples
Aug 28, 2018 • 2 min
Jazz chords with toddler background flourishes. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Wandering Sun
Aug 3, 2018 • 1 min
The sun wanders. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Experiments with Effects
Mar 7, 2018 • 2 min
Playing with Reverb. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Thursday Rain Loops
Mar 2, 2018 • 8 min
Piano, looped with reverb. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Thursday morning rain nap
Mar 1, 2018 • 2 min
Thursday morning rain nap (piano) —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Minor Slant
Feb 22, 2018 • 5 min
Jazz Guitar chord experiments —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Stretch With RH
Feb 20, 2018 • 1 min
“Stretch” —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Harmonic Vocals
Feb 17, 2018 • 1 min
hamonics • hamonics • harmonics —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Babajaba 8 Months
Feb 13, 2018 • 2 min
BabaJaba Sounds —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Feb 2, 2018
Feb 2, 2018 • 2 min
“Solitude’s Glory” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Moment of Light
Feb 1, 2018 • 2 min
“Moment of Light” • “Moment of Light” (no background track) —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
January’s End
Jan 29, 2018 • 3 min
“January’s End” —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
“Cascading With Harmony”
Jan 23, 2018 • 4 min
“Cascading (with RH)” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Spirit In, Pt 11 (End/Begin)
Jan 19, 2018 • 10 min
“Bluster” • “88th Percentile” • “Observer in the Cart” • “High Chair” • “At the Ready” • “Independence Night” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Spirit In, Pt 10 (Patience)
Jan 15, 2018 • 8 min
“Required Imaginings” (What If?) • “Floating Fur” • “Patience” • “Uncle Mark” (Two Coasts) • “Overtaken” • “Midday Protest” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Spirit In, Pt 9 (Hoop Women)
Jan 12, 2018 • 6 min
“Wobble” • “Hoop Women” • “Truth, In Pure Form” • “Floods, Fire & Chaos: A Love Poem” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Spirit In, Pt 8 (Tiny Dresses)
Jan 11, 2018 • 8 min
“Tiny Dresses” • “Between” • “Miles Beneath” • “New Hands” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Spirit In, Pt 7 (Late August)
Jan 10, 2018 • 9 min
“Provisions” • “A Day’s Plans” • “Clear Signals” • “Chapter’s End” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Spirit In, Pt 6 (New Therapy)
Jan 6, 2018 • 8 min
“Baseball Bath” • “Carried In, Carried Out” • “Therapist Not Available” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Spirit In, Pt 5: Time & Change
Jan 5, 2018 • 7 min
“Futureyear” • “No Poem Number One” • “Monday” • “Sleeping Alone” (Eight Weeks) —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Spirit In, Part 4 (August)
Jan 4, 2018 • 8 min
“Boumie at Middle Age” • “August” (Seven Weeks) • “Unlocked” • “The Spirit In” (An Open Audience) —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
Spirit In, Part 3 (late July)
Jan 3, 2018 • 8 min
“Fog Drive” • “The Battle” (Three Types of Tears) • “Part Universe” (Six Weeks) —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
The Spirit In, Part 2 (July)
Jan 2, 2018 • 7 min
“It Becomes Real” (Four Weeks) • “Beginning of Tears” (Five Weeks) • “Ride Home With the Girls” —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jonah-hall/support
The Spirit In: Poems. Part 1
Jan 1, 2018 • 10 min
Introducing: The Spirit In, “One Week In” • “Learning How to Sleep” (Two Weeks) • “Visitation” (Three Weeks) —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…