Monthly Archives: January 2011

Century #1: A Small Town in Texas

A Big Wind Through a Small Town September 8, 1900 Ezra sat in the small cell quietly listening to the fearful mutterings in the adjacent cell. The gusts of wind intermittently shook the jail. Low groans and creaks emanated from … Continue reading

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Inspirations

I breathe in living particles through tubes into smaller tubes connecting to my heart.   I create future fields in bloom rings of color radiate surrounding small pools of spring rain.   I travel the passage leading to a room … Continue reading

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Abstraction II:The Eloquence of Silence and Unimportant Details

“It is completely unimportant. That is why it is so interesting.”– Agatha Christie Miró‘s Search for Mute Music Miró refused to comment, despite the heated debate that was going on. Max Ernst grabbed a coil of rope, while others pinioned … Continue reading

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Abstraction

Abstraction is often the most definite form for the intangible thing in myself that I can clarify in paint. . . I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way– things I … Continue reading

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Suspended Spirals

We went on a walk to find sculptures yesterday. We found this hanging around and a large space underneath to draw what we saw. We drew some pictures and went back to our class to play some more

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Working Hands

A child works fingers like keys in the lock tight on the box that contains the treasure of a world that can’t be seen or heard or even tasted only felt and squeezed until it releases its mysteries drop by … Continue reading

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Violent Dreamers

I just saw Inception last night. It was well written, well acted, and thoroughly engaging, but there was one thing that kept nagging at me. Why all the guns and explosives. Are dreams really like this? It was more like … Continue reading

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