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FACE Because everything is ever as it seems buttery lies butterflies Kiss the once commercial lamp unwrapped with feisty hands anxious to make a mark in the repetitive looking living space now covered in its own coat of art student PAINT A universality of the distracting accessory was unspokenly obvious opinionated mutual feelings mingled in the wind mellifluous scent of yellow swirls reminded the skipping child of the peeling PAINTED FACE That she still wore with a smile gracing her softer Pink skin Strawberry vines with crisscrossed lines Held their own story of an “eX-otic� romance But the saddest story to flounder on the earth Is one of the masterpiece that must be washed a w a y

ANTI-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY I look through my viewfinder Gently place my finger tips on a knob The cold metal ridges are familiar grooves of memories once imprinted Adjust my shutter speed Push down the release A rubber stopper being forced into a wet tube 110

2009-10 Parallax  

Idyllwild Arts Academy Student Literature/Art Magazine 2009-10