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Body Talk: Poetic Space in Imogen Cunningham’s Triangles, 1928

A friend once told me there are three sides to every story. *** If three is a number of unity then why are the nocturnal arcs of her body far more connective to me than angles? Her body receives light with subtle gradations yet provides an unending Rothko depth. I too am soft, but not … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Spin Magazine, Volume One Number Nine, January 1986

SPIN Complete Covers Gallery. SPIN Magazine. Cover story #1: Debbie Harry Exclusive Interview Cover story #2: The 10th Anniversary of Punk Favorite advert #1: “Hot Bodies Need Hot Cassettes.”  Copyright 1985 TDK Electronics Corp. In Flash edited by Scott Cohen and Glenn O’Brien: “Chuck Chill-Out and Red Alert sound like a new ground-meat dish and an … Continue reading

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On Kissing: A Brief Inquiry On a Cherished Diversion

What is a kiss? Is a kiss a mere peck on the cheek or lips, or the sensuous nature of  parted mouths waiting to accept each others physical discourse? Perhaps a kiss is defined by the mouth touching any part of human skin, sheltering one spot with warmth and tenderness inducing excessive flutters in the … Continue reading

Writing

On Being Thirsty

It isn’t just the constant need to drink water, tepid or ice-cold, a sometimes quick swallow, the consecutive gulps to relieve the undeniable dryness calling out between layers of flesh, buried in countless cells. Even the vessel held at the temple or neck provides a sense of relief; the damping shock, or simple connection between … Continue reading