What’s the point of this post? Nothing but visual, artistic stimulation, the shape of planets, pearls, pumpkins, a majestic perfection found everywhere around us….and…maybe this post also sprouts from a seed of procrastination. It’s another, more interesting “thing to do” rather than what I should be doing.
Regardless of its origin, the post is basically constructed like a collage founded on the theme of circles and orbs. By official artistic terms, it is not a collage; it is more of a collection– a collection as pointless as a pile of VHS tapes, but still as interesting and stimulating as old movies are.
Behind the pictures of Old Hollywood, rests the quest to impress. Icon, Marilyn Monroe, known for her outstanding sensory presentation of herself, known for her figure, her voice, her dance moves, relied not on these alone, but also on her artistic passions to innovate, to change Hollywood, to conquer it, to impress as many as she possibly could, including her overly intrusive acting coaches.
While I know I’m no Marilyn Monroe, I’ll try out her tendency to not worry and to create.
Pearls, Pumpkins & Circles
I’m so pleased to announce that three of my poems, “Slots,” “Scraping” and “Make a Decision” have been published in Barking Sycamores Literary Magazine Issue 13. Barking Sycamores is dedicated to neurodivergent literature and its craft. I’m so honored to be a part of this project. Barking Sycamores Issue 13
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