I never met a more impossible girl

  Keep Art Alive :: Art by Adam Caldwell “You’re just a sucker for the ones who use you, and it doesn’t matter what I say or do, the stupid bastard’s gonna have his way with you.” She wrote letters in blood red ink, the color of my lips, she would say, the color of…

I’ve probably made mistakes I’ve forgotten :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Wlodzimierz Kuklinski “I’m breaking my own rules, becoming someone else. Everybody says I oughtta get over myself. I’m thinking I can’t move, if there isn’t somewhere else, to go.” There are costumes and masks, bottles of hair dye lined up on the bathroom shelf, and a borrowed brand of…

I went so far too love you :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: “Christine #14 Hollywood CA 2006 :: Photography by Lisa Sarfati “My little alibi, time couldn’t change us, but we tried.” She is an afterthought, the smoky residue of too many cigarettes on a sleepless night in a hotel room now empty, the aftertaste of whiskey, vanilla, tobacco, and something unmistakably her. All…

When we think back to all this :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Christian Schloe “And I know we have to go, I realize, we always have to turn away. Always have to go back to real lives, but real lives are why we stay, for another dream.” I visited you again last night, your dark eyes wide and full of wonder,…

I guess I like it fine, so far :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Liang Xing “She has wisdom, and knows what to do.  She has me, and she has you.” She was the quietest one in the room, delicate, one might say fragile, but there was a fire that burned in her eyes that made it quite clear that she was strong. There…

A lady of war :: SOTD (Advent Calendar Version – Day 6)

Keep Art Alive :: “Mrs. Frost” :: Art by Menton3 “I’m fooling somebody. A faithless path to roam, deceiving to breathe this secretly. This silence, a silence I can’t bear.” Laney used to make up fairy tales about their Mother. The stories, they always included evil curses conjured up by some unknown force of nature…

I discovered a star :: SOTD (Advent Calendar Version – Day 5)

Keep Art Alive :: “Star Girl” :: Art by Christopher Mitten “Oh, my nuclear baby, oh, my idiot trance; All my idiot questions, let’s face the music and dance.” Rae liked three things about the desert, the way that you could see every, single, god-damned star in the sky at night, like everyone, like her…

Here comes the marching band :: SOTD (Advent Calendar Version – Day 3)

Keep Art Alive :: “The Lantern Parade” :: Art by Thomas Cooper Gotch “All your life you dreamed a dream, somehow connected with the silver screen, with half closed eyes you realize, it’s love in the life that is paradise, in a technicolor fade.” Jack stood underneath the second story balcony feeling all too Shakespeare for…