It's a joy to reconnect with folks who supported my crowdfunding campaign. It's taking some extra time. So, if you haven't heard from me yet, you will!
In the meantime,... Read more
Come see the book cover!
We have a few more tweaks before we send the book to be printed the week of September 28-October 3. After we send the book to the publisher I will... Read more
First a small poem, called:
here I am sitting with the bums and pigeons at Herald Square. Some “businessman” drops his habitual DAILY NEWS in the garbage (it’s 8:30... Read more
Late by Leighton
Hi Hi Hi and Ho Ho Ho
You deserve the progress report on what has now become my New Year's Revolution that my creations (which I almost finished in 2013)... Read more
"The word of the day on the day
I reached the light at the end of the tunnel
-to make lucid, especially by explanation or analysis and give... Read more
For a Good Time, Please Call You! :)
in my soul.
My wish is for everyone to feel support in what they're doing. That's one of my jobs as a publicist and music manager,... Read more
Early man didn't have a wallet
but rewarded his work for food with food,
--from Icicles Melt
I'm working on rewards, starting with THE ANNE LEIGHTON EXPLOSION STARTER KIT. This... Read more
Take the world in a love embrace
You are so great--a salvation and direction, my real friend.
I give to you a benediction, my good friend.
-from GOOD FRIENDS
I love writing that is born in the... Read more
Thank you, thank you!
here I am sitting with the bums and pigeons at Herald Square. Some “businessman” drops his habitual DAILY NEWS in the garbage (it's 8:30 a.m.). A wiser businessman scoops... Read more
Anne on the radio and almost at $3500.
I have a big favor to my friends who've supported the campaign. Could you each tell at least one of your friends about it. We are almost there--only $875. more... Read more
We're almost there, please share with your friends
Yesterday (Friday) I got a pledge from Albert Bouchard, who was the drummer in Blue Oyster Cult, Helen Wheels' Band, and the Brain Surgeons. It blew me away, because this... Read more
Hey hey, date another little piece of my heart now!
My heart bursts like thunders
-- from "Derringer to the Anneth Degree"
This week--the home stretch--PLEASE GET YOUR PLEDGE IN BY MARCH 26, LATE NIGHT. Kickstarter... Read more
I love doing interviews, and had a great one with Jake Kelly at the Live to Play network.
He interviewed me on how I was dealing with my Kickstarter campaign... Read more
A Love of the Marketplace
from HE NEEDS TO KNOW
"...The Dragon sees him and says, 'Come here, kid.'
'No,' says the boy, 'Are you friend or foe?'
Dragon shoots smoke in the boy’s eyes,... Read more
I Hope You Get Rich Someday
(dedicated to Phil Naro)
my rock and roll friend,
I hope you get rich someday.
You're singing your heart (and it's good!)
You're doing a day job (and it sucks!)... Read more
Art is a true Kickstart (Ask Leonardo DaVinci!)
Along Comes The Sky
Learned to fly...
I think creation is a step-by-step process, and we can't help but build upon what's come before us. You'll definitely... Read more
the reward is creating.
"here I am sitting with the bums and pigeons at Herald Square. Some “businessman” drops his habitual DAILY NEWS in the garbage (it's 8:30 a.m.). A wiser businessman scoops... Read more
The Value of Value
From Val's Valour
"...he notes the poor in his observations
workers that need some boosting,
even a soft spot for poets' inspiration...
He dreams we'll all fulfill our passion..."
Two... Read more
video update: Cornelius Eady and I Rock NYC
My video has an excerpt of LAND OF LIBER, which is going to be on THE LEIGHTON EXPLOSION and performed LIVE!
That land's called Liber, and you've been contradictory. Doesn't... Read more
"Is it who folded the universe
or how I would open it...."
There's a zen when you're in the life of your art that helps you find gigs,... Read more