A duck hears a quack that sounds a bit out of whack and decides to hide in the reeds. The duck call recedes. Later, a duck decoy floats by, and our duck hears that queer cracker again, now from the far side of the pond. The prattle, it skiffs across the smooth water, sounds not […]
The old phone took quarters to make a call. I can doodle with fingers pictures on the new phone. I’ve been working on some Mini Poster Pics. Check out Comics page for large versions.
One advantage of painting over writing, there needn’t be words. Where is there writing without words? I want to read that.
Have you seen the new cat? How could I miss? Big cat. And fast. The new cat changes a lot. Big house, zero lot. So comes here. Our lives will never be the same. They never were the same. What were we doing? Waiting. Waiting for what? It’s what we do. How does the new […]
(‘`) a d dress a peach’s dappled red lit dimple dot if you like green leaves shading rust rolling in the other way round like a fuzzy bulb globe plan draw lips over the peach skin and rub speak into ink flesh until every juice puckers sprinkle. Don’t handle or touch this stone. Simply lean […]
We’re in primary school art class, where the students have been told to draw a picture of a house. Francine draws this: “What’s this?” Missus Portmanteau, Francine’s art teacher, asks, pointing to the big red circle in the sky. “It looks like a big rock is about to fall on your house.” Francine is nonplussed in […]
Over at Miriam’s Well, an invitation to a haiku. And why not? As it happened, I was working on a post of pics that lacked captions, not that they needed any, but a bit of word garnish on a gallery augments the gadzooks. The haiku, posted on Miriam’s site, came in walking stride: a long old side […]
Today we gaze into the Abyss of Ennui. What is boredom? “Excess of sorrow laughs, excess of joy weeps”: In “The Marriage of Heaven and Hell,” Blake understood the Abyss, and sought to correct our assumptions and expectations. “The busy bee has no time for sorrow,” Blake said. But commuting home through an hour of […]