You Make Me Real

Some are oblique Some can only be seen in the lips and tongue. Movements of the eyes. the angle of a mouth. the two being as an internal body as they traverse connect with the same superficial atrophy A few fun facts about this poem-collage combo: the text comes from a single page in Gray's [...]

There are only diamonds.

There are Only Diamonds, paper collage, 2021 I feel as if I've been neglecting the blog a bit lately. My apologies. The truth is, though, that I have been creating at a rather feverish pace. Responding to various open calls and other contests and exhibition opportunities for my artwork. I have every intention of publishing [...]

Impressions in the Dark

this clementine highwaythe white wings of elderflowersa woman and an endless moonare unwilling reminders that dawn has aged a little or, the conundrum of an eager kissthe fresh uncertainty that time is always behind useither way. these feathers are also dancing shoesto grieve without flyingmerely to be finished in foliage These “Impressions in the Dark” [...]

Lost Without Words

Lost Without Words, paper collage, 2021 middayor,a palm treein absolute movementa butterflyand an infantryracing throughsuburban streetsbecome enormousat the mention of their entwined realitythis is and is not a gesture of sudden extravagance:a seashell and a monument a dense underworld of dandelions thathurls itself through the foot-holes of spaceis an unblemished metaphorfor a life worth living

Still Life with Apple Tree

Untitled, Woman with Tree, paper collage, 2021 being. portrait of nonbeing still-life with an apple tree tied behind your back thin paper nose back arched like a self-tied knot infatuated with pianos, maybe, or waking up gently to the thrill of chrysanthemums on a Tuesday morning (with dew) it’s the kind of scenery that writes [...]