Category Archives: inspiration

Meeting Good Folks (the magic tree)

I get to meet a lot of great and inspiring people doing what I do. For that I am thankful. Some of the most inspiring are folks who have made a business and a life out of nothing. I always … Continue reading

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If I Had Listened (I wouldn’t be me)

If I had listened to what they told me, or all of those friendly suggestions people send my way, I wouldn’t have: Grown my beard or Put up signs by the road or Climbed telephone poles or Come up with … Continue reading

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Mule Ear (a mysterious bloom)

I’ve been waiting a few years to see this creature bloom. Last year was an almost but an accident chopped off the bloom spike mid-growth. It has a beautiful brain somewhere in there — guiding its development. This year it looks like … Continue reading

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Little Notes (the grandfather of streetpoems)

Hi Yall. A very nice article came out in Creative Loafing today about my upcoming solo show and some of the inspiration behind it. I recently sat down with Muriel Vega and talked about my grandfather’s weather journals and his … Continue reading

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Return To Sapelo (winter beach inspiration)

I traveled to Sapelo Island again with The Georgia Conservancy. We camped on Cabretta Island. It was my first time there— my first time visiting the central and north ends of the island. It was an inspiring time for me. While … Continue reading

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Man Enough (to be a girl scout)

Thanks to the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta for asking me to be part of their Man Enough campaign. They gave me some of their girl scout cookies but they seem to have disappeared. We had fun trying to have … Continue reading

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This Is Life (a man making noodles)

This is life. This thing we are in right now. This world has all the action you could ever ask for. Impossible scenarios happen everyday. Planes crashing. Bombs exploding. Fire shoots out of the earths core. A whale bigger than … Continue reading

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Yellow Moon (like a thin banana)

I wanted to make the moon. Yellow and shaped like a thin banana. Hanging from a thin wire painted black against the sky. Over the ridge and down into the canyon. That’s where I wanted to escape. I took my … Continue reading

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Awesome Ossabaw (a Georgia Conservancy Adventure)

Ossabaw Island—what a unique place in a modern world. I was asked to go last minute by Bryan at The Georgia Conservancy. We had spoken before about me attending one of their trips to beautiful locations around the state. This … Continue reading

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Stripes (The Unexpected)

I painted with some children. I had an idea of what I wanted to do. Some of them worked with me. Some just worked. A few walked away. The colors weren’t as I wanted. The plan wasn’t going as I … Continue reading

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