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 … Continue reading I never met a more impossible girl

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 … Continue reading I’ve probably made mistakes I’ve forgotten :: SOTD

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 … Continue reading I went so far too love you :: SOTD

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, … Continue reading When we think back to all this :: SOTD

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 … Continue reading I guess I like it fine, so far :: SOTD

I’ll forever be picking up the pieces :: SOTD (Advent Calendar Version – Day 9)

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Unknown "I was born, on the wrong side of town." Jack forgot the stack of comics that Joe had brought back for him. They lay there forgotten on the passenger seat. Jack had spent the late afternoon helping carry two bags, three black trash bags, and a heavy cardboard … Continue reading I’ll forever be picking up the pieces :: SOTD (Advent Calendar Version – Day 9)

The world of the broken hearted :: SOTD (Advent Calendar Version – Day 8)

Keep Art Alive :: "Sweet Tooth" :: Art by Christopher Mitten "Just move yourself, don't go back, don't stand against the wall! Just move yourself, and feel it." Jack was stoic, shy and far too slender. He would stand in the back whenever possible, take the last seat in the room, spending lunches in the … Continue reading The world of the broken hearted :: SOTD (Advent Calendar Version – Day 8)

He makes my heart a cinemascope screen :: SOTD (Advent Calendar Version – Day 7)

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Jody Hewgill "If I'm butter, if I'm butter, If I'm butter, then he's a hot knife." Three years, give or take a few break it and bring it right back lost weekends, we had gathered an arsenal of fatal weaponry. It happens when two people come together this way, … Continue reading He makes my heart a cinemascope screen :: SOTD (Advent Calendar Version – Day 7)

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

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