electric bulb on a rough concrete wall

Negative Space

by Audra Almond-Harvey “Negative space, in art, is the space around and between the subjects of an image. Negative space may be most evident when the space around a subject, not the subject itself, forms an interesting or artistically relevant shape, and such space occasionally is used to artistic effect as the “real” subject of an image.” From Wikipedia Want …

Poem: “Half Half Whole”

by Tavius Marshall Share this Post Please read aloud to yourself… I have found a conundrum in the spectrum of light we cast on color. At least half of a conundrum, at least a fourth of a misjudgment, an eighth of tainted sentiment, a 16th of regret and just a drop of pigment confusion, in the illusion of my skins …

My father, John Almond, holding my hands as I stood as a baby. Picture is in a darkened living room. My father is wearing a white t-shirt and I am in a onesie.

Poem: “How to Pass”

You must practice these disciplines daily. First, you must always remember your place. Know your betters, your lessors. Know that all that your mind can concieve must be tightly bound in a polite and yeilding skin, or you will give away the game. Second, you must cut away the extra. All that does not fit the mold given to you …