Category Archive: poetry

The Chamisa Creatures are Coming

The Chamisa Creatures are Coming

The likeliest segue that I can summon for this occasion, is to introduce the larger than life fantasy figures that I have been sculpting for …

 

Hammer Toes

Hammer Toes

  Know why shoes became such a big deal to me? Me at ten years old cramming my feet into a certain pair of Buster Brown’s …

 

Buy Local

Buy Local

The origins of my display work go back to school days when I was first immersed in theater and stagecraft. There I contemplated the possibilities …

 

Will Work for Shoes

Will Work for Shoes

  After nearly eight years of writing and posting monthly weblogs, featuring in-depth analysis of the greatest works of world cinema, as well as ten years …

 

Big Wheels Keep on Turning

Big Wheels Keep on Turning

Pressure will build, exposing weakness until it reaches critical mass and crashes, causing corrections across the map. No thing is spared accept by luck, chance or happenstance. It is faced with just such a roll of the dice that Said seeks his one-way ticket to paradise.

 

Lesson in Leadership

Lesson in Leadership

What is the value of community? How is it won? Who benefits most? This film is a primer in grassroots activism. If we focus on the film like a blueprint for organization, it could be used to help talented but underprivileged folk transcend their circumstances everywhere.

 

Judging by what we are shown

Judging by what we are shown

Politicians and news reporting agencies are just another bunch of storytellers. Cinema makes us a better deal. It provides us the most factual history. Because it doesn’t rely on actual names or accounts to sharpen our sense of what is false and what is real.

 

First Impressions

First Impressions

“Through dreaming you have the opportunity to tolerate some of the unchangeable hardships of life.” Abbas Kiarostami

 

Dark Butterfly of Fate

Dark Butterfly of Fate

Film is a migration of light, continually on the move, transforming with the times.

 

Searching for Mercy

Searching for Mercy

It is not as simple as black and white, since we are all composed of some of both, to differing degrees, but justice alone does not wield the sharpest blade. If apathy is the dulling trait we each most need to self negate, mercy is most deserving edge to activate by all peoples, parties and states.