Creative Process

FLOWER LESBIANS, PART I

For the past few days my heart has felt the size of a peanut and simultaneously too large for my …

GHOSTS OF A HOME

The tiny, L-shaped room my father had once used as his office was even dustier than the basement.  It was …

MAPS

I was so inspired by seeing Tolkien’s maps of Middle Earth when I attended “Tolkien: Maker of Middle Earth” at …

‘INSTAR’

“The process of transformation consists mostly of decay and then of this crisis when emergence from what came before must …

ON NARRATIVE AND IMAGE

“Narrative is the chain that links our moments together.  But image is what we see in the dark of night, …

SPRING SNOW

Nearly 17 inches of snow fell yesterday in a much maligned spring snowstorm.  Every now and again I peered out …