Category: greatness

Patti Smith, Just Kids

I loved this memoir from Patti Smith of her early years in New York with Robert Mapplethorpe. Some of the subject matter might not be everyone’s cup of tea, the title doesn’t reveal that this is a book for adults, and it is quite gritty in places. They […]

Heart.

I wandered into the diner looking for him again, and not.Knowing that he wouldn’t be there, and still hoping.The days get long.We hope to be so much more than we are.We hope to be enough.Then we hope to be enough for ourselves again. To have enough heart for […]

Coming soon…Red Line Wine

  I’m working on the final poems in a collection or poetry and prose titled, Red Line Wine, that I first put together in 1996. These are the poems and prose of my youth, of first love, of heartbreak, of dreams, homesickness, longing, of hope, and believing that […]

Strong. Woman.

This statue, this sculpture, this piece of art, is how I feel, today, at forty-seven and a half years old. I don’t recall where I grabbed this picture from so I apologize for not crediting whomever the artist is. In addition to music, I also occasionally use artwork, […]

Through Another Lens

This isn’t a documentary about a photographer of New York fashion and, or, street fashion. It is a documentary about an artist, whose medium happens to be photography, a man to whom fashion is art, and that is how he photographs it. Through his lens, a world of […]

Feed Your Head.

  I loved this profile piece with Grace Slick. Unapologetically herself.   Keep making your art. Let your art change, evolve, grow. Most of the creative people who I know, they have more than one area of creative interest and expression. And remember, what the dormouse said, “Feed […]

Unlimited

Unlimited You know what a woman wants? A badass son of a bitch who can make the trip and still treat her like the most precious being on the planet. A man who’s really a gentleman, even if sometimes she doesn’t act like much of a lady. She […]