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Child Light

This is series of two paintings on canvas that were donated to the University of Mary Washington Child Health Center in Fredericksburg VA, 22401.

“The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect”

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Carson McCullers at 100 (Pt. 3)

The Childish Longing for Protection and Belonging

There was only knowing that she must find somebody, anybody,
that she could join with to go away. For now she admitted…
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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

I nearly didn’t read The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers because it is set during my least favourite time for story-telling; the late 1930’s. 896 palabras más


Carson McCullers at 100 (Pt. 2)

McCullers on Love and Isolation

… every lover knows this.
He feels in his soul that his love is a solitary thing.
The Ballad of the Sad Café 7.328 palabras más


Keeping the Midwest Weird: My interview with Mark Athitakis continues - part 2

In my last interview blog post with the writer Mark Athitakis, “Why we we’ve got to get Willa out of the cornfield”, we talked about the plural landscape of the Midwest, something he covered in his new book,  1.052 palabras más