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I was 24-Ish anyway. I don’t know. Somewhere around there… I had long hair. To hide in.

and here is…!

Paul’s guide to weeping on public transport

-Board public transport

-Slowly become aware that said transport is proceeding in the wrong direction, indeed in the opposite direction to your home. This should happen well in into the journey.

-Lose all track of where you are (particularly in relation to home/loved ones. “Loved ones” inclusive of goldfish and shoes.)

-Take stock of finances, also continued validity of tcket/pass. When assured of insolvency and imminent ticket expiry, go to next step.

-Commence breathing difficulties.

-Become highly agitated.

-Alarm and terrify elderly and children in vicinity via such agitation, to preculde possible aid in reaching sanctuary.

-Become frightened.


- …


-Commence weeping *

*This will not actually help in any way.

  • I don’t know if folks will be able to tell in the print. But yeh; there is supposed to be a straight-razor in my hand.

I have been writing my novel, which is so exciting i made my cat throw up last chapter I finished. Um… I spun her around saying “YAY!” too much. so i haven’t been painting anywhere near as much as i like to. (I’ve also been realllllllly sick. oh well.) Apart from painting I have a side-line in cat straightening – an uncommon skill that i learned in a dzong in Bhutan.

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  • Jacqueline  Roberts
    Jacqueline Ro...almost 7 years ago

    Overwhelming loneliness…

  • jetsta42
    jetsta42almost 7 years ago

    this is the one…the one you know…

  • Hazel Moore
    Hazel Moorealmost 7 years ago

    Very poignant image

  • Susan Grissom
    Susan Grissomalmost 7 years ago

    Tough place to be. Glad you survived that period in your life

  • Katrina Price
    Katrina Pricealmost 7 years ago


  • Carmen  Cilliers
    Carmen Cilliersalmost 7 years ago

    It looks dark.

  • mklau
    mklaualmost 7 years ago

    You have captured a “life” image. A courageous and powerful work

  • shayne2011
    shayne2011almost 7 years ago

    Damn. I remember when I was in early recovery from being a totally fucked up addict. My brain was so fried, I used to get on a bus without checking where it was going. I just assumed it knew where i wanted to go. I got to see some interesting places, and even, sometimes, got where I was supposed to be. I think some people live their life like that. x Brave work Paul.

  • shayne2011
    shayne2011almost 7 years ago

    p.s. LOL @ ‘it looks dark’ :)

  • John Douglas
    John Douglasalmost 7 years ago

    strong work, I like that you have kept the work, hope it helps in showing a progression in your life

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