Monday Brush-Off: 1

Okay, so the other night I was talking about the blackout art I have been doing. They're not live yet on the Etsy store, I'm queuing them all up and waiting on a shipment of Stuff to come in before I do publish the listings, but I figured I'd start showing off some of what… Continue reading Monday Brush-Off: 1

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Over Coffee (51)

At least... I think this is number 51. It's been quite a while. Anyway, it's Saturday, and it's getting on for midnight, and I have been oddly busy today. Went out and voted, did chores and shopping, then Etsying. So. Let's have a midnight coffee, I'm sure that won't go wrong in any way. Do… Continue reading Over Coffee (51)

Another Interlude

I've been beavering away recently. The Etsy store isn't going to replenish itself, and I sold out one item (although in all fairness it did only have one copy of that particular item). I've been finding loose pages to make book art, and digging back through past stories on here to find things for blackout… Continue reading Another Interlude

crumb + cold + playful

there's crumbs on the bench a thin-framed tray cooling fresh cookies from the stove. a swipe of a damp sponge clears away the crumbs, leaving clean.   the cookies go cold left out too long and only just staying soft. they are still good, with a subtle tang of orange when bitten.   someone ventures… Continue reading crumb + cold + playful

touch + miss + tentative

the wind is chilly, sou'wester skimming in, fresh from ice and snow.   tentative touch to the mirror - it's freezing, could shatter with pressure.   outside, the concrete is slick with ice. the setting sun's easy to miss.

window + heart + sympathy

water drops gather on the window, spilling down, forming countless shapes.   condensation forms inside, sympathy heart traced in, matching the shapes.   the window's open, now, and the glass clears. the heart fades, looks half-broken.

anticipate + explosion + blocked

she's waiting by the computer, pacing, watchful, eyes trained on the screen. the email inbox, empty, stays clear - still nothing new comes in.   she anticipates something, though she is unsure what she's looking for. under her feet, the floor is cold. an error pops up:┬áblocked.   message blocked, same as all the tries… Continue reading anticipate + explosion + blocked