Jackie Blair


I have painted The Ideal Painting

It has Daisies all over It

like Stars —

It has a Rod of Pink

“aggressively pornographic”

It has

The Shower of Lights

The Devil’s Tale

(The Daisies are The Devil’s Lie)

Joanna Hyde
January 25th 2012   The Hawk

22 x 28 inches water soluble oil on canvas
painted in The Hawk Studio, January 24, 2012
by Joanna Hyde

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Self Love Trumps Heartbreak

Jill Joy Gallery

Jill Joy – Self Love Trumps Heartbreak – mixed media on canvas – 44×44″

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I am the sea

I am the sea I’ve been seeking,

An ocean of love so pure.

A body of water to swim in

Endlessly without reaching shore.


I thought it was you and you and you,

But then you were there no more.

I kept thinking I’d find the one

If I knocked on a million doors.


Now I realize it’s just me.

As it has been all along.

A million melodies in the world

Only I can sing my song.


I can swim forever

Swim forever without end.

In the body of water that is me,

I am my own best friend.


Other people will float in my ocean,

Islands of pain and delight.

I am the vastness they reside in

An ocean of clear white…

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Into The Fog.

What I See Right Now.

I stepped outside last night at about 8pm and to my giddy and joyful surprise I couldn’t see 2 feet in front of me.  The deliciously dreary day morphed once again into an incredibly foggy night.  I have been waiting for a night like this.  There are a few good vantage points that over look various parts of Richmond and I tried to hit most of them before the fog lifted…which it didn’t.  In fact it got thicker as the hours passed.  So thick that I wasn’t able to see well enough to get any shots of Brown’s Island (in the photo in the link notice the arched bridge…it along with everything else was completely invisible). Visibility was next to zero so I went for higher ground and ended up at 5 different locations.  I thought about making separate posts for each location and decided I’d rather include all locations and…

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