The Story by pauldrobertson

I have a big deformed bit of my brain. It does odd things to my world it has…
I have gone mad more times than i can countenance, than i can count.
and now -
now i have chronic neuro-pathic pain.
it has been – five years? so long?
it has continued endless and fierce and endless yes unending, and no-one of all the specialists and the thousands the tens of thousands of pages i have read and rued, no suggestion no sooth of soothing or -

ah. well.

i have had to – to stop painting, give up my artistic career. After spending 5 years not being able to paint because i was in agony, refusing to admit it and tearing myself to pieces in psychological self-savaging passionate loathing. i have learned, (i have tried i swear to it) NOT to paint unless i have what is for me a good day a wondrous day -

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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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  • salsbells69
    salsbells69over 3 years ago

    Paul, so sorry to hear of your pain. A wonderous day, though has produced wonderous results. I love this. The light from the window reflects beautifully on the figure below. Some what dispairingly she soaks up the sun. Get some sun on your skin Paul, hopefully that will ease your pain too. Take care of yourself x

  • linmarie
    linmarieover 3 years ago

    I am also sorry to hear of your suffering my friend, this painting really shows the softer side of you thought, deep down in your heart.. let art be your saving grace,, it is for me.. and I am happy to know you.. peace, love and light, linmarie♥

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 3 years ago

    November 10,2011

    Lovely work Paul.

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersover 3 years ago

    Beautiful and inspiring work; xoxo

  • laruecherie
    laruecherieover 3 years ago

    WOW! Amazing piece.

  • Theodore Black
    Theodore Blackover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image.

  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHesseover 3 years ago

    Beautiful, atmospheric and stunning!

  • rightasrain
    rightasrainover 3 years ago

    it’s beautiful! don’t give up :)

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52over 3 years ago

    Out of your pain Paul comes an amazing talent, this is beautiful work. I do hope you can continue to do your beautiful work as you are so talented. Do take care Paul, and i hope the doctors can find something to ease your pain.

    Cheers Jude xx

  • Suzanne German
    Suzanne Germanover 3 years ago

    Congratulations! – featured in ATPAP group 12-11-11 – Suzanne

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