We Couldn’t.

  • Posted on 11th August 2016,
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From the 1941 Central High School Yearbook, Grand Rapids, MI. There is something beautiful about artifacts and heirlooms that were tossed away. There is something powerful in the eyes of women in old photographs. What kind of choices did they have?… Read More

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Softness

  • Posted on 7th July 2016,
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flamingos

The edges of being something are very soft, and that is a comfort you can feel for in the dark when living here, at this time, with this batch of humans, seems sharp and the lines are rigid and have no holes for peeking through.… Read More

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Aliens Don’t Always Wear Hats

  • Posted on 14th December 2015,
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Hatless. Two antennae poking from a gaseous head. A body of spent molecules. This being moves like a dead flower. ‘Come a little closer,’ the alien says in its voice of shattering ivory pipes.

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You take a couple steps toward the voice.… Read More

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Going Extinct Tickles

  • Posted on 5th December 2015,
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After reading this Barthes line, my imagination went nuts, splashing his words with watercolor and building the following scene:

‘Rescind yourself,’ life mandates in its soothing, raspy voice.
‘No,’ you respond, firmly.

The bottom of your feet start to tickle. You feel extinction’s eraser working softly.… Read More

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Fiber Web

  • Posted on 7th October 2015,
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The strangeness of materials, how molecules get moved around and re-stirred and stuck with other molecules to make new things that have new jobs that take up space and perform certain duties. Paper is trees and glass is sand and a human hair is stronger than steel but buildings are not made out of hair beams.… Read More

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Night night

  • Posted on 3rd September 2015,
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Night night

Got a bunch of night lights a million years ago, with the intention of making some cutwork studies. Got around to it, into the result. Layers of balsa, which is flimsy and soft and easy to cut, a xerox transfer I made in my basement in college, and some handmade paper I found in a trailer here on our land.… Read More

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