The Tears of the Spring

The Arab Spring. A fanciful term coined by the media to describe the recent uprisings of the oppressed in the Middle East. The idea first dawned on me when I was playing around with tracing my hand in various positions and combining them. One time the shape came out resembling a flower, and then there’sContinue reading “The Tears of the Spring”

Messenger of Death

They proclaim themselves the deliverers of their people, exterminators of “western evil” the warrior angels of their faith.  But to us they are terrorists, murderers, disruptors of peace. The world has not been the same since that fateful day we know as 9/11, 2001.  The day that a seemingly invincible United States of America cameContinue reading “Messenger of Death”

The New Money

There was an interesting quote from an old Asian lore about “to throw a pearl at a swine,” which means that something valuable as a pearl is deemed worthless at the hands of the reckless and the ungrateful. There is also an expression “old money” and “new money”. “Old money” referring to wealth that wasContinue reading “The New Money”

Animal Farm

My inaugural image for the new topic I’m starting now: Expressionism. If you have read George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” then you might get this. Back when I read this in high school I was one of those bored-out-of-mind students nodding away into daydream nation, and not really caring about the literary significance of some bookContinue reading “Animal Farm”