Category: art

  • If my desire is a dog

    If my desire is a dog I keep it on a leash Or locked up in a rusty cage That barely holds the beast These are the lengths I go to To try and find some peace I’ve taught the beast a few tricks Like how to fetch and beg And balance cold beer on […]

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  • Magic

    In days gone by there was a thing called magic that was not a joke. There was nothing of illusion about it. It was, for a long time, the most powerful force that any of us knew. It did not go away so much as hid its face behind a series of masks that we […]

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  • Day 54

    Day 54 – Total confirmed cases in US: 1,256,972 For my penultimate plague diary, I wrote a diatribe about Trump, his supporters, and the Republican Party, but decided against posting that. And I’ll tell you why… I have been intermittently studying the philosophies of Stoicism and Taoism. They have quite an overlap for schools of […]

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  • Day 53

    Day 53 – Total confirmed cases in US: 1,228,609 For the last couple of months, a boat has been docked in the Harlem River, near my home. It goes out sometimes but always comes back. Yesterday I walked over the Henry Hudson Bridge and did a quick sketch of it from the other side of […]

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  • Day 52

    Day 52 – Total confirmed cases in US: 1,205,138 On Sunday I went for a walk in the woods of Inwood Hill Park. It was the first time I left my building since March 16, except for two quick trips to get supplies. The park at the northern tip of Manhattan might be the least […]

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