CMW Journal

Song Writing
Vol. 6, No. 3

Song writers talk about the genesis of a song, their sources of inspiration, and share lyrics and recordings.

  • Introduction
    Introduction
    by Ann Hostetler

    A number of years ago I got into a lively discussion with a student, Emily Rodgers, over whether song lyrics could be viewed as poems. To prove her point, she wrote a paper for my American Lit class at Goshen College on the connections between Allen Ginsberg and Ani DiFranco ...

  • Lobsang
    Lobsang
    by Carol Ann Weaver

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  • Looking for Spiders
    Looking for Spiders
    by Jessica Smucker

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  • Colony Collapse Disorder
    Colony Collapse Disorder
    by Trevor Bechtel

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  • This is My Home
    This is My Home
    by Frances Crowhill Miller

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  • 31
    31
    by Andrew Gerber

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  • Hurricane
    Hurricane
    by Emily Rodgers

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  • Little Pine
    Little Pine
    by Moral Circus

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  • Somewhere Near Defiance
    Somewhere Near Defiance
    by Jeff Gundy

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  • Big American Man
    Big American Man
    by David George

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