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Una Mujer

Soy solo una mujer,

an unguarded heart

and an untamed mind.

I am quick to drink

from the heaven

I trace in his features,

each time I visit his face.

I create new terrain for my stories as I start

at his eyes and fall deep along the lines of his mouth.

 

Yo lo miro,

through these tunnel visions,

these myopic views.

I see life

inverted, reflected in his skeptical gaze.

 

He is only a…

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Added by Aideed Medina on January 11, 2014 at 1:04am — No Comments

WHAT GENRE IS YOUR ART?

I was always a little confused as to how certain types of art are placed into certain genres at art shows. For one thing, it seemed to be purely subjective, depending on each artist’s concept of what that particular Genre was and some art didn’t seem to fit into any division at all!

Categorize…

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Added by Gail Daley on January 2, 2014 at 2:09pm — No Comments

studio/workspace

Fairly new to Fresno and looking for studio/workspace. Any info. or advice?

  I like a quiet place, at least 9-foot ceiling, window and natural light, willing to share of course. Live off Herndon in NW Fresno, so within 5-8 miles preferred.
  (559) 448-8417 or jeffhanna3@netzero.net.

  Thanks.

Added by Jeff Hanna on December 17, 2013 at 4:50pm — No Comments

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I don't sleep right without you

I don't eat at all without you

I can still smile and be happy without you

But with you I can do so much more

Added by lemon v on December 11, 2013 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Jennifer Franklin reception at Fulton's Folly

Please be sure to stop and see the talented works of Jennifer as we host her ArtHop reception.
 
A reception for photographer Jennifer Franklin will be held at:

Fulton’s Folly Antique Collective

On Thursday, November 7

From 5 pm to 8 pm 

Her  work will be on display through November 30.

Join us for appetizers & refreshments!

 

Jennifer Franklin is a Fresno native who…
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Added by Barbara Gunner-Mazman on November 5, 2013 at 8:40am — No Comments

Painted Violin Project call to artists!

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Added by Studio 74 on November 4, 2013 at 1:46pm — No Comments

india en Las Vegas

Me llamaste india 

como si fuera la propia palabra 

una cachetada. 

Como si fuera un insulto. 

Y me reí de ti a

carcajadas 

por lo ignorante 

que 

eres. 

Con mucho orgullo soy mestiza. 

Soy mucho más india que la mazorca 

que te da de comer.

¿Dime paisano, en que momento decidió una nación odiarse a si mismos?



Yo nací lejos del 

pueblo 

de mis…

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Added by Aideed Medina on September 26, 2013 at 5:04pm — No Comments

The Pink Show Call to Artists

CALL TO ARTISTS



Setting up THE PINK SHOW on 28 and 29. Sept.

Receiving art on the 28 from 11-3, $10 per submission. 

Margaret Hudson Gallery

1936 E. Swift Ave. Fresno CA 93726

Your artwork must contain the color PINK.



The show opens Tuesday, Oct. 1st.

Runs through the end of November, Friday the 29th. 

There will be two third Thursday Arthops, 

October 17 and…

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Added by SIN on September 22, 2013 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Herm erm emr durga burhm

Some more people decided to order some stuff, and on a bonus side I found my list of websites for charities and easy cash, how to save cash and get discounts <: plus I'm re-applying for financial aid so hopefully I wont be so hungry or give in to my lingerie&loungewear addiction. I should post some things online or something or try selling them.. I'll probably reactivate my facebook within the next 2 weeks and start networking&advertising again.

Today's weather was really…

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Added by lemon v on September 22, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Her Pain, Smooth Drink, My Words.



To the dangerous ones,

the shot glasses of 1942,

the thoughts and the shots…

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Added by Aideed Medina on September 18, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments

This is the year I wear dresses to school and call out everyone's malarky

Also the year I don’t get enough rest but dress cutesy-ish on Thursdays(kinda so I can go from school to art hop&jazz hop) but erm…

I’d also like to leave spare change around school on heads, smile at strangers, hug 3 different people, and give 1 sincere compliment a day. Most likely designating Mondays as lazy days. I wonder if the squirrels would take change instead of almonds.

Idk also I ordered this really plain bra and panty set because I wanted to…

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Added by lemon v on September 15, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

2014 Rogue Muse Contest

Added by Studio 74 on September 6, 2013 at 4:50pm — 1 Comment

All the concernsI’ve been wanting to sayCan’t really be avoidedNowCan they?

All the concerns
I’ve been wanting to say
Can’t really be avoided
Now
Can they?

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Added by lemon v on September 4, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Listen

Listen.

Where does he find the time?

Where does he find the soul?

Tugs me along with careless selections of masterful songs

DJ, Músico, mi Maestro.

Here is an instrument for you to play,

beneath the skin,

where music begins,

the sound is mixed,

and

the beats find willing counter parts.

You can record straight into me.

Control the tempo and the bass,

teach me more

about my own rhythmic…

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Added by Aideed Medina on August 21, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

Strawberries

Strawberries. 

Red stained deputy's patrol car ,

victim of a strawberry war, 

traviesa de ojos grandes, 

curls caked in fruit.

" Una buena chinga te van a poner bonita", says the blond blue eyed man with the badge.

He is speaking Spanish, 

and it scares me

more than the knowledge my aunt Guille is going to smack me

for throwing strawberries at her friend's…

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Added by Aideed Medina on August 20, 2013 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Synapses

What would be

the best distance

between

he and I?

Would it be miles, or inches?

Hours, or days?

When what I want

the stretch

to be,

is

 only seconds and swift.

The shortest distance

between

his lips and mine.

The most desperate

distance

from my

eyes.

How long could it be?

Enough to hear him say

my name,

before I feel…

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Added by Aideed Medina on June 23, 2013 at 11:05pm — No Comments

-----

are you happy? is a decent

question but

more importantly,

what do you

truly desire

now…

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Added by lemon v on June 19, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Unscathed

Mike Rios walks

below the yellow street lamp glow.

White T- shirt,

 black pressed pants.

He is wearing The Uniform.

His hands

are tucked away

in his pockets.

He shuffles his feet from side to side

and looks up,

head…

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Added by Aideed Medina on June 19, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

*+*

the better part of me

is finally winning

the war within me

Added by lemon v on June 11, 2013 at 4:58pm — No Comments

ELEPHANT DUNG

Let’s talk about the pile of elephant dung in the middle of the room; namely, that adults in Fresno and Clovis consider a print from Target or Wal-Mart to be on the same level as an original painting from a local artist. Why is this? Well, I believe it is because they don’t think of paintings as a cultural medium, but as mere decorator objects. I think this belief…

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Added by Gail Daley on June 10, 2013 at 7:53am — 2 Comments

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