Thursday, February 24, 2005

Dem Sweet Treats

"There’s plenty men dat takes a wife lak dey do a joint uh sugar-cane. It’s round, juicy an’ sweet when dey gits it. But de squeeze an’ grind, squeeze an’ grind an’ wring tell dey wring every drop uh pleasure dat’s in ‘em out. When dey’s satisfied dat dey is wrung dry, dey treats dem jes lak dey do a cane-chew. Dey throws ‘em away. Dey knows whut dey is doin’ while dey is at it, an hates theirselves fuh it but they keeps on hangin’ after huh tell she’s empty. Den dey hates huh fuh bein’ a cane-chew an’ in de way." -- Zora Neale Hurston

[pen and ink, PS filters]

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Dark Debutante

"One should never make one's debut in a scandal. One should reserve that to give interest to one's old age."
-- Oscar Wilde

[pen and ink, PS filter]

Sunday, February 20, 2005


"When one starts from a portrait and seeks by successive eliminations to find pure form … one inevitably ends up with an egg." -- Pablo Picasso

[Mr. Picassohead, PS filters]