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My lovely little oriental doll: On yellow fever

she shows no emotion at all
stares into space like a dead China doll
Elliott Smith, “Waltz #2″

Art and irony

The doll image above is of a postcard I taped to my refrigerator door about two decades ago while living in Chicago, along with a second postcard by the same artist (below). 6,823 more words

Essays On China

Table of Truth

It was painful to look inside myself and see longings that could not satisfied. I would sit at my dining table to draw and paint my thoughts into existence. 182 more words



“Mommy, mommy, can I get this doll?”

“Catherine, that china doll’s old and dusty. Wouldn’t you rather have a nice new one from the toy shop?” 1,304 more words

Short Story

Crash & Burn

The email Nick sent me
March 1st 2014

I think our time has come to an end…

My quest for travel, art, and love crashed & burned in March of 2014. 404 more words


Al Pacino Is Returning to Broadway to Star in David Mamet's New Play

Al Pacino will return to Broadway next fall in a new production by playwright David Mamet, who describes his latest work as “better than oral sex.” 225 more words

Al Pacino To Star In David Mamet's 'China Doll' In Broadway Return

Al Pacino is heading back to Broadway. He’s set to star in David Mamet’s China Doll, a play written specifically for him. Mamet describes China Doll… 233 more words


London Poetry by China Doll

London provided me the time to write poetry. I was influenced by the cold and dark atmosphere that surrounded me in London. I started to write poetry that reflected my growing insecurities with my desire to quit my job to travel, my capabilities as an artist, and my long distance relationship with Nick. 765 more words