Tag Archive | Art

People, power and the end of worship


s  Dearest readers, When I first began this blog, it was the intuition that reality is not at all what it appears to be which motivated my desire to explore human consciousness and the nature of reality. As it turns out, my explorations of reality have brought me on an ever more inward spiral through […]

Artistic expression and the immune system


Dear readers, Arts programs are the first to be cut from school budgets when the economy is tanking, yet the arts are extremely important for our minds, hearts, and even our health. Artistic creation includes an exploration of the unconscious mind, which is a collection of energies, positive and negative. Artists seek to create harmonies […]

America is a welfare state…for rich people!


Hello readers, When I lived in France, I never felt poor, even though I never earned very much money. I felt like my life was focused on creativity, on being an artist, then a parent,on living the life I wanted to live. I had to live very frugally in order to accomplish this, and I owned […]

painted word…a poem


an ache in my heart erases the glimmer of trust which once lit my eyes peeling the perspective of each day one an invitation two a threat three a choice a thoughtful reordering of the words that organize my head and so I encounter humanity a checkerboard of sharply contrasted thinking so many actions without […]

a frozen apple (a poem)


encased, sparkling a dangerous edge to a sweetly dripping bicuspid enclose defensive venom just in case they try to strike out we all tiptoe with hidden knives we are adults and yet the tender fruit inside our sacks of muscle and bone belies the toughness of the skin tears gather knotted in my throat the desire […]

My life of poverty and abundance as a creative person (my story)


  Hello readers, As an artist and creative person, my prime preoccupation has always been freedom.  Freedom to spend the limited time I have on this planet thinking, dreaming, creating art and thoughts about life and art. The freedom to be a creative person can be conceived on different levels.  Each of us has to […]

Creating Balance: Nature and Culture


Hello readers, It hit me one day, many years ago on one of countless long aimless and solitary walks through Paris that all of matter is intelligent.  Not just matter, but everything that exists: gases, flames, liquids, the invisible as well as the solid.  Everything is as fluxful, comedic, and intentional as the ancient primitives […]