Tags » Gustave Courbet



appearing as a dark angel
searching for someone to devour.

Both muse and vampire.

Not even utilizing a trick of the mind,
but merely a trick of the eye… 48 more words

ON THIS DAY: June 10, 2017

June 10th is

Ballpoint Pen Day *

Black Cow Float Day

Herbs and Spices Day

Iced Tea Day

Missing Mutts Awareness Day *

National Rosé Day * 1,326 more words


Rehashed Cold Buffet

First, astonishment seizes you: what? a Bernard Buffet exhibition (at the MAMVP, October 14, 2016 – March 5, 2017)? Then, doubt unfurls: maybe I’ve let something slip by me? 989 more words


The Origin of the World (excerpt from my forthcoming novel, Even the Breath)

The line in front of the Musée d’Orsay was long, but fast-moving. The Senegalese guard at the door paddled people through, whistling “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” Prune grinned as he waved her through, and he grinned back. 1,230 more words