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November punched its winds at us.
Blind, we raked remembrance
and glory. Blind grot from combat
now in books
is still our iron harvest.

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Crop to Selection

Earlier this fall, I went on a painting trip with a group of artists to the Russian River. On the way home we stopped to paint the cliffs on Highway 101 north of Bodega Bay. 245 more words

The breathing in the painting

‘…it is fairly easy to imitate his technique.’  Famous last words! (See previous post)

I’m in the completion stage of copying in oils, an Isaac Israels painting. 917 more words


I Stood in Line for an Hour to Watch Stephen King on Television

Like something straight out of the hit film The Lawnmower Man, a futuristic digital simulacrum of author Stephen King manifested in one of the “overflow rooms” of the Hughes Metroplex at Wichita State University on Friday. 1,265 more words


It's Taken Me So Long

I started the journey of ReHumanisation in the year 2010. To me, it seems like such a long time because during this period, I have had copious amounts of challenges and difficulties that have propelled me along the way to get to where I am now. 581 more words


Mrs. Iptweet at Author Fair at Ludington Library

Two things for you today:

1. An invitation to bring yourself and every single one of your friends to the Author Fair in Bryn Mawr… 236 more words

Barbara Mayfield

The Future of Poetry

The day is coming when great words
will matter more than money.
Ears will pivot like a cat’s
at syllables that pierce
the soul’s hard enamel. 254 more words