After great pain a formal feeling comes– The nerves sit ceremonious like tombs; The stiff Heart questions–was it He that bore? And yesterday–or centuries before? The feet, mechanical, go round A wooden way Of ground, or air, or ought, Regardless grown, A quartz contentment, like a stone. This is the hour of lead Remembered if […]
Sit at your desk for three hours each morning. Don't allow yourself to read, answer phone calls, tidy up, or anything else. You sit there. If you are not writing, you still sit there.
Eventually, you will write.
Some people know what it’s like,to be called a cunt in front of their children to be short for the rent to be short for the light to be short for school books to wait in Community Welfare waiting-rooms full of smoke to wait two years to have a tooth looked at to wait another […]
Dr Lisa-Ann Gershwin talking about the jellyfish – this is the science behind my comics.
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved.
You ever notice that trees do everything to get attention we do, except walk?
Alice Walker – The Color Purple
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone;
it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
A love letter from one great writer to another.
The Zen Pencils website is a lot of fun and a great inspiration. I especially appreciate these two comics by Gavin Aung Than. This one based on a quote by Rachel Carson about wonder and excitement. I love how this brings together things that I care a lot about and which are shaping the way […]
The truth will set you free.
But first it will piss you off.