Putrescence

Putrescence

Nobody will love you, because they don't
want to be called a pervert for it.
It is tempting, it is flickering and recycled
and fleeting, the moon's curtain fanfare -
take these superglue sutures to
fuck shut your sores;
take 
Bleeding Heart – Tenderness

Bleeding Heart – Tenderness

Bleeding Heart – Tenderness. Oil on Aluminum Composite Panel, 9”x12”

“This piece illustrates that an open and sensitive heart is both vulnerable and capable of deeper love and compassion. It reflects the ‘Art ghosts” theme because often we create work …

ghosts.rtf (revised)

ghosts.rtf (revised)

Photo by Jenna Solderling. Illustrations by Teddy Salazar


0. Preface

Ghosts is the topic for this issue of The Sick Muse. The prompt is figurative. As such, a decent, responsible member of the community to which the publication caters, …