Archive for the ‘My Own Stuff’ Category

Soul of a Mother

By chloe | Aug 01st, 2011 | Guilt, My Own Stuff, Poetry, The Emotional Life, love |

 

Reach her in the morning by peeking under the bed:
be subtle.
Reach her in the evening by shaking out the contents [...]

Why I’m against ArtPrize and why I entered it, anyway

By chloe | Jul 12th, 2011 | Arts Opportunities, Guilt, Media, My Own Stuff, Other art happenings and resources, Painting, Upcoming Arts Events in Grand Rapids, Upcoming Arts Opportunities in Grand Rapids, Visual Arts, anger |

It is my belief that ArtPrize does not contribute to the actual unity of the local arts scene in any [...]

Life During Wartime

By chloe | Jul 12th, 2011 | Arts Opportunities, My Own Stuff, Other art happenings and resources, Painting, Spotlight on a Creative Mother, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, Writing, children |

Get you instructions, follow directions,
then you should change your address
Maybe tomorrow, maybe the next day,
whatever you think is best
Burned all [...]

Dirt Ceilings

By chloe | Jul 03rd, 2011 | Environment, Guilt, My Own Stuff, Poetry, Uncategorized, children, love |

it claims that the rain swallows it whole
and that the sun has mistakenly derived a cult, 
in it’s name.
But when they [...]

In Some Direction

By chloe | Jun 14th, 2011 | Arts Opportunities, My Own Stuff, Other art happenings and resources, Painting, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, children |

Lately, I’m feeling pulled to start something. I want to start a gallery, a studio, a co-op, a protest, a [...]

Clatter, Memory, Dig

By chloe | May 31st, 2011 | My Own Stuff, Poetry |

 

Clatter, Memory, Dig…
If you believe
in one thing over another
and another over all others
and you drag that belief by the hair
through [...]

ArtPrize Opportunity

By chloe | May 17th, 2011 | Arts Opportunities, Media, My Own Stuff, Uncategorized |

I’m not a big fan of ArtPrize, necessarily, but The Healthy Kent Breastfeeding Coalition is offering to pay the entrance [...]

Weaving

By chloe | Nov 10th, 2010 | Environment, My Own Stuff, Natural parenting, recipies, and homemaking, Psychology, Science, The Emotional Life, Writing |

Weaving tight the humble walls
leaves only the port
where the honey bees come and go
bringing waxy memory dances
strapped to their thighs
like [...]

Selling It

By chloe | Nov 10th, 2010 | Media, My Own Stuff, Painting, Visual Arts |

Half the battle in the art world is marketing, and I hate it.
I don’t want to join contests like ArtPrize [...]

The Cycle of Cleaning House (or Achieve: Part Two)

By chloe | Oct 18th, 2010 | Discipline, Environment, Guilt, My Own Stuff, Natural parenting, recipies, and homemaking, Painting, Psychology, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, children, love |

In the story of Baba Yaga, the wild woman hag Baba Yaga lives in a hut with chicken legs. The [...]