Category Archives: writing

morning haiku

A 100% increase in home coffee brewing capacity leads directly to a corresponding increase in early morning poetry output. Coffee grounds in wet brown filter. Do not dump them all over the kitchen. Or maybe a not-a-haiku is better: Coffee … Continue reading

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sunset and sunset photographs

Decent smartphone sunset in the neighborhood./But the strange composition/ cannot be cropped/ into an effective square for Instagram./In spite of this,/ winter is passing.

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this is not a picture of detroit, michigan

It happened again for the second year in a row.  I was in Chicago (Illinois) for the Chicago Auto Show today, and I took this particular picture with my smartphone.  It’s a perfectly conventional view of the Buick show stand, as … Continue reading

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hulk-ku: thing to do

That Thursday all set. Evening, Hulk go Home Depot. Learn build cupcake stand.

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long lost mystery art from the center of a pile

Knocked over a big pile of “miscellaneous”  in the corner of the studio today, and found this almost finished page of inked Sparky the Dog pencils.  It’s a splash from a minicomic, but I honestly don’t remember the project, the … Continue reading

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literary quote of the weekend

I met this woman on Saturday.  I told her I loved her Shakespeare quote, and she pointed out to me that a healthy system of public education produces a population who can find appropriate literary quotations for all kinds of … Continue reading

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a scribble day

A scribble day being a day off for necessary maintainance, both mental and artistic.  Regular programming will return. Heads down, work hard, tell the truth to power.

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portraits: sandbag and small dumpster

These objects I met on a recent thaw walk through the local construction site had the presence of fellow beings, so I felt like I was making portraits as I passed by. (the camera is the Pocketrocket: Fuji X-M1/27mm f/2.8. … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number 3

Number three in our cavalcade of fifty sketchbook superheroes is the second Speedy.  The “Speedy” collective is made up of fat people who are powerful speedsters.  (The numbers are based on the order of their public appearance.) Presumably their powers … Continue reading

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play in clay

  A partial portrait of someone who would much rather be playing in clay than posing for a photograph.  (Hint, there is a reason why his nicknames include both “Nose” and “Tail”. )  Or maybe it’s just a picture of … Continue reading

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