Sleeping in the Forest
I thought the earth
remembered me, she
took me back so tenderly, arranging
her dark skirts, her pockets
full of lichens and seeds. I slept
as never before, a stone
on the river bed, nothing
between me and the white fire of the stars
but my thoughts, and they floated
light as moths among the branches
of the perfect trees. All night
I heard the small k
Herbie Hancock (born April 12, 1940, in Chicago) is an American pianist, band leader and composer.
He was one of the first jazz musicians to embrace elements of funk and soul.
Hancock's music is often melodic and accessible; he achieved success among pop audiences.
In his jazz improvisation, he possesses a unique creative blend of jazz, blues, and modern classical music, with harmonic styling