June 20/21 This tiny event is an experiment with memory and how a very tiny, but universal, event - we all have a beating heart - becomes a specific event that reveals the person, the relationship, life stage. The tiny events after the second are evoked by it, or at least they could be. I … Continue reading Heartbeat – #10
I didn't think I was going to show you any photographs. And mostly I won't. But I sometimes will. These are the photographs I talked about in Tiny Event #9.
June 20 1. I looked at the photograph in the book I made with Steve in my twenties. 2. I had made it with Steve - a book of photographs we took of each other when we were young. We took them in Milwaukee in abandoned buildings, alleys, on the railroad tracks. The one I … Continue reading Portrait with Thistle – #9
June 19 1. The tomato plant had fallen over just above the last tie. 2. It was bent at the waist, crown down. I righted the tomato plant to bind it to the stake. 3. I took off my leather collar and looped it twice and snapped it, strapping the tomato loosely to its stake. … Continue reading The Tomato & the Leather Collar – Tiny Event #8
June 18 1. A fly landed on my arm and I brushed it away. 2. I brushed away the fly that landed on my arm. 3. I looked to see what landed on my arm. It was a fly. I brushed it away. 4. When I felt something on my arm (right), I raised it … Continue reading Fly – Tiny Event #7
This is my first experiment in a listening tiny event. June 15 1. He was coughing. 2. He coughed and coughed and coughed. Coughed. 3. I woke up to the sound of his coughing, coming through two closed doors. 4. I lay awake for hours after he came home and started coughing. 5. I don't … Continue reading Cough – Tiny Event #6
June 10 1. By the time I got in the car I was so wet my dress was heavy and cold, clinging to me. I took it off. 2. I took off my soaked dress after I got in the car and threw it on the floor on the passenger's side. 3. I threw my … Continue reading Rain – Tiny Event #5