A Note to Myself

A Note to Myself

October 26, 2021 3 Comments

It seems we are always chasing our gods and our saints while our demons are chasing us.

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Stranded Hearts and Other Sorrows

Stranded Hearts and Other Sorrows

October 25, 2021 3 Comments

For those of you who have been asking, the release date for 'Stranded Hearts and Other Sorrows' will be summer of 2021. 

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Agony of Self Poem Digital Art by Gesso Cocteau

Agony of Self

June 11, 2021

Upon this golden bed
between the living and the dead
I ache knowing that the things I love
will eventually fade away.

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facta non verba (deeds not words)

facta non verba (deeds not words)

May 31, 2021 4 Comments

The last year has brought deep sorrow, undefinable joy and captivating discoveries both with my personal and professional life. In the years that I have lived the most evident truth I have found is that baring my soul to those who see my artwork or read my poetry is bound to cause a multitude of emotions both within myself and the person entering my lif

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The Connection Between Artist and Writers

May 18, 2021 2 Comments

When I write I consider the metaphor, when I sculpt I consider the 3D metaphor, as a poet-sculptor I am constantly aware of the evolution of my art forms and to what degree they influence one another. It is easy to wonder which between the two is more everlasting. 

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WHY I SCULPT BODIES IN MOVEMENT

WHY I SCULPT BODIES IN MOVEMENT

December 15, 2019

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul” Last week I had a conversation with a friend of mine who teaches movement to children and adults. The goal is to teach these students alternative healthy techniques to cope with stress, loss and loneliness.

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