Joined March 2008

Ellen Jaye Benson Visual Artist/Educator – / a.k.a. ‘elle jaye rose’ (my frustrated dark illustrator & social commentator hat)...

Rose Prose

Observation #1

She had the Acute Personality of a Chemist Shoe.

Observation #2

The Best Beer is Poured in Bars that, unfortunately, Smell like Troph Lollies…

Observation #3

Dirty Skirtboards and Flaking Wallpapers evoke Sweet Nostalgia, Foodscraps on Kitchen Benches and Coffee Cup Stains evoke…Sigh

Observation #4

Everyone takes the background music seriously as soon as…the piano cuts in…

Observation #5


observation #6

some movies should come with health warnings!

halos and crosses…

I… Love a leisurely lay in on the sabbath


Every now and then the sky opens up to reveal a puzzle piece of land

Barberella…The Ships Head

Collectively they form a phosporus sea-floor conspiracy beneath her

Red Wine Blood Pump


‘Wall Flower’

I wonder if God is waiting till visiting hours to come get me

‘Enough Poison’

Interrupted ‘is path ev’ morn with a minesweep a’ unlikely accidents

‘Mantra uttered repeatedly before Restless …

In retrospect I…

This Woman Wild

She curses the moon for illuminating her frame

written ode to Kate O’Brien’s ‘…

painted face and a rubber glove

Dandelion Dreaming

I catch raindrops and tears in my weary, shaking palms / and get hypnotised in the puddles and lines that me and my weather conjure…


…Spacial Awareness…


Fumbling and finding awkward grace in the end.


Many still hovering with volumes of promise

‘Fringey’ – Fragment #001 ̵…

I force down the dregs of our shared clear skin chalice and dread the ringing cliche ‘chisel’ lyrics that are throbbing through…
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