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The Whale

“For small erections may be finished by their first architects; grand ones, true ones, ever leave the copestone to posterity. God keep me from ever completing anything. This whole book is but a draught—nay, but the draught of a draught. Oh, Time, Strength, Cash, and Patience!” — Herman Melville (Moby-Dick or, The Whale) This print is by the […]

Been Reading

Been reading Cohen: THIS ISN’T CHINA Hold me close and tell me what the world is like I don’t want to look outside I want to depend on your eyes and your lips I don’t want to feel anything but your hand on the old raw bumper I don’t want to feel anything else If […]


‘Alas, what are you after all my written and painted thoughts! It was not long ago that you were still so colorful, young, and malicious, full of thorns and secret spices–you made me sneeze and laugh–and now? You have already taken off your novelty, and some of you are ready, I fear, to become truths: […]