Sketches – 76

Hey there Hello So… Whatcha doin? Just sitting here… Thinking About? People Ugh. I wouldn’t be sitting here smiling If I was doing that I don’t know. People are fascinating. We feel so strongly about things Yes. I often think The intensity of our emotion about any subject Is in inverse proportion to how much … Continue reading "Sketches – 76"

Sketches – 75

Hmmm… let me think… Yep, there it is. These calculations prove it Prove what? You work too hard. It’s all right here in writing I work too hard? I’ve never worked twenty hours a day For 18 days straight on One mural No, you just work thirteen hours a day 358 days per year. You … Continue reading "Sketches – 75"

Sketches – 74

Do you have any idea how much I love you? And I love you But I’m still taking this picture It was worth a shot I thought I might divert you Why do you hate getting your picture taken so much? You are very handsome in an… actuarial sort of way Exactly Why do you … Continue reading "Sketches – 74"

Of Course She Settled…

Of course she settled, That’s what women do — If they’re not with One of the five guys They all want. Or maybe I’m one of those guys You can’t be: It’s all about status. That’s why we men are wired To kill and die — There are so few of us That are really … Continue reading "Of Course She Settled…"

unveilings (5)

dressing up, she spoke to me and said, “what did you do the whole time you were sick?” “I didn’t do much,” I said. “I was pretty depressed, and saw little value in going forward as a damaged sort of man.” “damaged?” “yeah, i had lost significant brain capacity from seizures, and everything had slowed … Continue reading "unveilings (5)"

Sketches – 73

Thank you for the flowers! They’re lovely. I grew them myself In… ummm… Our back yard We live in a condo Yes, that made it Far more challenging. Any way, with the artist-in-residence Thing falling through, I thought I’d remind you I love you Yes, well. As an actuary, you could Have at least warned … Continue reading "Sketches – 73"

Sketches – 72

So — why are we at this school, again? Oh, that’s right, I haven’t told you. I am going to be artist-in-residence here Starting next fall Well, that sounds cool. What does it entail? I will teach two classes a week, Produce a number of commissioned works, And give a speech at graduation That sounds … Continue reading "Sketches – 72"

Sketches – 71

Guess who’s got all her Christmas shopping done? This girl! Well, bully for you. I’ve almost… started… Wow, you put the “pro” In procrastination. Why so behind? I’m not sure. You can be hard to buy for. Me? Never. I like everything that’s Absolutely, precisely what I want. What’s hard about that? Meeting that level … Continue reading "Sketches – 71"

What Is Love to You?

And what is love to you? She said: I see the picture in my head — Of two that hold together so That years won’t find them letting go — Whatever all that life might bring, They to each other justly cling; This is the picture that I see – And this is what love … Continue reading "What Is Love to You?"