Storybook Kelly Vivanco

These are the ghosts

Happy October 2nd. This piece is a redo/revision of a memory of mine, fictionalized to be about two sisters with big imaginations, and a love of horror (and castles made of blankets and 1970's TV trays). It is also inspired by the song "These Are The Ghosts", by The Bees, and this hauntingly gorgeous piece entitled "Storybook" by another of my favorite artists, Kelly Vivanco.

Crimson and Clover by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Sometimes what you need most is a cover song. Though I have to admit, back in 1981 I had no idea that Joan Jett's "Crimson and Clover" was someone else's song first. For me, it was her song that would also become my song, as favorite songs often do. I'd listen to "Crimson and Clover" while lying on my bedroom floor next to my stereo. The song would finish and I'd lift the needle up, return it to the start of the song, and listen to it again ("over and over").