Monthly Archive: October 2012

a p o c a l y p s o

(from Poems for Last October) A p o c a l y p s e the sparrows linger fretful * want it to be centered, but I don’t have enough time to mess with web post formatting right now. * successfully posted every day in October * feeling apocalyptic due to streetlights being out and …

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ominous signs

In the neighborhood, late afternoon yesterday:

Dumped dahlias

“Not this door?”

Disemboweled couch


minimal disturbance

Revision of yesterday’s paint background.

Leaf layer, color dodge.

A small hue/saturation adjustment.

Time spent waiting for Sandy.

Why can’t I make my own ceramic tile?


peach arugula

Title: from a chalkboard sign advertising produce at the Double L Market, Westport. The juxtaposition seemed funny to me.

Color: I seem to have a drive to mix orange and green. It is rarely successful. I like this well enough, but it doesn’t seem complete.

Enhancement: Adjustment layers for Levels, Photo Filter (warming) and a bit more brightness.

Media: Liquid acrylic mixed like a mad scientist in little spray bottles with water. There is some gold in the orange. The green is a mixture of blue and yellow.


off yellows

For a short time, the leaves outside match my wall color.

hard flame

(from Poems for Last October) hard flame of the future    eventual wine narrative – ungraspable    as clouds rain on my skin    transforms to    scales white eyes wet and    dead as fish silvery shine    abetting poison the sane    injection the softest    sleep

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