Tag Archives: dreams

Now What?

Ever since Effie had suffered the miscarriage she had felt lost; or rather, her life had felt lost to her, as if it had washed out of her along with her baby.  Even Spring’s arrival, which usually filled her with … Continue reading

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Don’t Dismiss The Pennies

We have no say over where we are born.  In my case it was King’s Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.  There are also other “givens” at the time of our birth such as eye color and numbers of fingers and … Continue reading

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Enough

Lucy never thought of herself as lacking something.  She was smart, she was in her early twenties, she was in good health and she had a small studio apartment right in the downtown area in which she had wanted to … Continue reading

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Pretending

Mark Landis pretends.  With great skill he creates copies of lesser and greater works of art and then donates them to museums all around the country, pretending that his forgeries are the real-deal.  He never accepts payment of any kind.  … Continue reading

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The Seed Of A Dream

Back in 1989 a friend made a request of me that somewhat reactivated my desire to create art.  Having re-awoken I began to do this artistic thing and that thing, just following one impulse and desire after another, curious to … Continue reading

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Why Happiness Seems To Elude Us

A long time ago I had a friend who seemed to me to be lost.  Each week her hair became a different color, her style of clothing changed radically and her beliefs were in constant flux!  One week she was … Continue reading

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What Matters

I have a friend whose habit of photographing everything with his cellphone drives me crazy!  At a restaurant he will photograph the dishes of food that he orders when they arrive on the table.  Even if superficially introduced to someone … Continue reading

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