I posted these pictures in the middle of August and then wrote this while Levon was in South Dakota and now I’m getting back around to hitting the publish button: I’m just now getting back to the blog to hit the publish button. While Levon is gone we’re trying to evaluate things and have [...] Continue Reading »
i don’t use question marks in my journal the curve isn’t something my pencil likes to make i find other ways to doubt and to wonder when i imagine a future anthropologist discovering my pages i think of the way he will write it down in textbooks that americans in the early 2000s used [...] Continue Reading »
This morning I worked on a cover design for a book of poems. I’ve been collaborating with the author over the last month or so and these are the places the work is taking me: to quiet to acknowledgement of the futility of perceived control to a respect for wildness and our inability to tame [...] Continue Reading »
[ from a. addair who is listening to The Civil Wars (Barton Hollow) ] I was listening to NPR the other day and heard David Orr, author of Beautiful and Pointless : A Guide to Modern Poetry consider the role that poetry plays in the wider world. Here’s an excerpt from the NPR article: “The [...] Continue Reading »
[ from a. addair who is listening to Tom Waits (Closing Time) ] when i think i’m okay or that i’d like a distraction thosemolesonmybackusetobesmallerdidtheynot but it scrapes in my stomach and drags at my face ineedtodoasisaidiwoulddoandsendthosephotostojosh and i try to smile at the camera but thedamnfloorsinourhouseletinsuchadraft it [...] Continue Reading »
[ from a. addair who is listening to Cut Copy (In Ghost Colours) ] I’m quite proud to be shown with this collection of people. Looking forward to the show, myself… The Arts & Culture Alliance proudly presents a new exhibition featuring eleven local artists entitled “Emerging Artists Exhibition,” opening Friday, March 4, [...] Continue Reading »
[ from a. addair who is listening to The Last Shadow Puppets (The Age of the Understatement - Acoustic EP) ] You can view the first two paintings at the Knoxville Arts and Fine Crafts Center, the last will be hanging at the Emporium’s Emerging Artists show in March.
[ from a. addair who is listening to Roger Whittaker (Christmas Collection) ] Tazewell, Virginia sunset happens hours before its due the other side of the mountain basks while the valley cools my aunt sits on her rotting porch freshly painted semi-gloss white in a too-late attempt to save it she lights up [...] Continue Reading »