The paradoxical effect of losing a loved one is that their sudden absence can become a feverish comment on that which remains. That which remains rises in time from the dark with a burning physicality — a luminous super-presence — as we acquaint ourselves with this new and different world. In loss things — both animate and inanimate — take on an added intensity and meaning. ~ Nick Cave Continue reading Nick Cave on Loss
I couldn’t be happier with the cover design for my book, Dervish at the Crossroads. The brilliant Rafael Chimicatti beautifully captured the book’s central metaphor! Guernica Editons plans to release the book in October. Due to the pandemic, there may … Continue reading Written, Illustrated, and Typeset– Get Ready to Read!
Wanda Waterman It’s a common misconception that racism is over and done with and so we don’t need to worry our pretty little heads about it. The horrific crimes perpetrated by human beings against each other out of a sense … Continue reading Why Racism?
Wanda Waterman “There’s a lot to be said for making people laugh. Did you know that’s all some people have? It isn’t much, but it’s better than nothing in this cockeyed caravan.” ~John L. Sullivan in Sullivan’s Travels “O Brother, … Continue reading Why Did Sullivan Travel?
Wanda Waterman “The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.” ~Tacitus You have to love this oft-repeated horror flick scene: Our hapless hero or heroine is lying in bed when they hear a noise and feel driven … Continue reading Why Fear?