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usc artist statement

I spend several weeks every summer surrounded by white birch trees. They are beautiful trees. I love running through the ghostly, modest, p…
No More Rainy Days by MWags Take a Walk by MWags The Gardener by MWags The Gardener by MWags When I Was Young by MWags Walk Two Moons by MWags Roll Away by MWags Light Bubbles by MWags Apples by MWags In Appalachia by MWags Behind a Frame of Branches by MWags One Man's Van, is Another Man's Dump by MWags Photo by MWags Trout Lake Sunset by MWags The Guest House by MWags Relaxation by MWags Little Crab Lake by MWags Gone Fishing by MWags Moonlit Movement by MWags Abstract Swim by MWags Have a Seat by MWags Dark Halls Have Color by MWags Window  by MWags The Thinkers by MWags Ancient Steps by MWags Painting in a Pond by MWags Reflections by MWags Old School by MWags

Ars Artis

Lines fill the pages like intertwined grasses. / They form the contours of a face, / dark as shadows in the night

Chicago Newcomer

In a skyscraper sandwich / on Michigan

Love Never Dies

With little more than a sweet crackle, / The Amor slipped below a blanket / of rich, relentless, cobalt, / not challenging the His power.


you are just an idea / and I let you become abstract. / You split and morph and stretch and / I can no longer see your whole face.

My Name is Failure

I inhale pure, passionate aspirations / from fresh minds, / brimming with inspiration, and / puff them out in / crawling, black, stormy …

Vines I Never Knew

I never saw a trail / that lay so bold / on uneven, jarring terrain, / with its end like sprawling / vines, finding / where they must go
Bright in the Blizzard  by MWags

I have a Key

When the air is sill as a lucid statue, / and the trees branches are bare / and the snow becomes / but a puddle on the road, / plashing / …
The Key to a Heart by MWags The Art of Life by MWags Sky in your Eye by MWags In the Sun by MWags

Thirteen Songs of a Pocket Watch

V / It is parallel, / the beauty of a constant sound, / and the knowledge that / its echoes chant forever.


They coat all that is touched, / and reflect all they see. / They drown what is not,


by a layer of salt, / sprinkled / across her cold skin, / like stars in the night / sky.
A Walk in Your Shoes by MWags

My Tidal Wave

As I walk, / colors spray and / speckle their surface. / The system of lines bulge / and curve with / new / imperfection.

An empty piece of paper

Hidden handprints reappear / on the nerves of my skin, / tingling sweetly all at once, / overwhelming my mind with / a chandelier of questi…
Pouring Red Water  by MWags Blue by MWags Dark Halls Have Color by MWags


Twenty-four feet clapped the floor at once. Their bodies moved around the gym artistically, yet with a powerful accuracy that seemed to eff…


Looking for life.
Black and White Harpist by MWags Cool Blue Walk onto the Dock by MWags Music on Green Lake  by MWags Something to work with  by MWags Reflecting Trees in the Sunset by MWags
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