Category Archives: Art

Anyone interested in some paintings?

These are by my friend Nancy!

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a lesson about mehndi (laundromat poem)

henna flowers cover her fingers to the tips; brown & red climbing cinnamon skin as she sorts clothes; darks in the machine next to mine; lights one machine over i gasp at the patterns on her hands & she tells me … Continue reading

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tile flower

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faces on a wall (inspired by Chuck Tingley’s freestyle painting video)

graffiti eyes and mouths borrow form from the wall and, lacking something like enough hunger, they become bases for new faces sprayed over and rising from each other generations of cheekbones and jawlines rising for a moment then overlapped smiling (or is … Continue reading

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