jolie laide

jolie laide

I started this when I lived in Brooklyn and struggled for grace in a city that grants moments of beauty and ugliness breathtakingly close to one another. Now I live in a place where things are a different kind of ugly and the beauty is pedestrian. I struggle with that.



Blogger cherrydragonut said...

close ups are the way to go!!!! Cup o joe?

"Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway."

Not crazy 'bout the never-always equation but I found it uplifting.

You're quite the muse beauty.

3:03 PM  
Blogger Dr. S said...

Oh, it's like a shell in a dark hole with a dark whorl inside it!

10:27 PM  
Blogger slickaphonic said...

looks like the shutters on old-school cameras...which is just so darned meta of you, ms. tractor.

2:02 AM  
Blogger ttractor said...

hm. thanks gang. I saw this as an abstraction--a circle in a circle in a square in a square, bands of black then white then brown...!

9:34 PM  

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