Category Archives: death

Head in the Sky: A History

I think it’s about time that I speak about the birth of  Head in the Sky: the collage series that dominates this blog. I think over the years I, myself, have been working through the thematic and purpose of making characters; Their styles and thematic has evolved so much since their creation and I thought…

Nap

I can’t sleep or I’ll get drunk,  On the lucid liquid I sip in my dreams.  If I fall too deep I won’t wake up Because I’ll dream of you, alive and well,  My hair is long and my hands are full With dandelions from the garden we planted.  If I sleep I’ll remember everything…

Audio Sampling of Haunted House

Howdy, Hello, Bonjour. I posted Haunted House: The Poem on Sunday night– Find it Here–– Today I’m releasing the audio sampling of Haunted House on SoundCloud. Haunted House has to do with my father’s death, issues inheritance, betrayal and trust. Four years ago when my father died, his best friend stole my inheritance. When I went…

Haunted House: The Transcript

Haunted House I revisited the house my father haunts, Empty and hot- heavy with loss— Filled with old air and hollowness. My hand held a light over my head While the other ran across cold concrete And the walls of the robbed rooms, Where furniture once was. I pressed my lips-sucked the flesh within my…

Babes: A Letter to Daddy

Dear Daddy, Happy Birthday. Is it strange that I still haven’t processed your death as a death, but rather as a long vacation? And I know that isn’t the best thing to do, because it implies that I’ll see you again. But perhaps I will. In this life and maybe the next I will see…

If Nothing Mattered…

I’d smoke. I’d quit both my jobs. I’d eat what I wanted. I’d drop out of school and leave the country. I’d write and create and listen to music. I’d make a new group of friends. I’d sleep better. I’d kiss without second thought. I’d say what I felt without worrying how immature it sounded.…