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Writing - 11.05.2021

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Writing - 11.05.2021

Maybe I’ll read this post in 5 years, thanks to Facebook, and I’ll cry because I’ll say to myself “if only you knew that you are own wish come true.

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The Work of Others - Artist - Michaelangelo Abrahams

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The Work of Others - Artist - Michaelangelo Abrahams

It is a privilege to witness the experience of the dreams and aspirations of our artists become a reality. Michael Angelo thank you for your work, your voice and your powerful message.  Michaelangelo Abrahams - artist and poet You show us what is possible, in all forms and that you are the dream come true of those who came before us. If only the previous generation could see how they gave birth to Dreamers and Artists, beings with the power and loving nature to uplift and change the world... They birthed heroes in painting overalls. With your graduation coming up,...

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Writing - 11.05.2021- Loving up until the End

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Writing - 11.05.2021- Loving up until the End

These are my birthday roses from March.   They are still in my room. I can’t seem to throw them away. I move them from corner to corner, on the window sill or even on the floor. I keep them on display, I keep them safe. I find them still so beautiful, helpless, delicately holding their pose, admiring their nature, to be roses, at every stage of their lives. Drooping slowly, slowly, and yet frozen dead- their bloom alive only as memory. I’ve drawn them, I’ve got lots of photos and I tell them, “You’re still important to me, I...

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Looking Back - Art - 5 April 2019

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Looking Back - Art - 5 April 2019

Using Facebook’s nifty activity log, I am reflecting on old works, their meanings and what was happening at the time I created them.  One of the works below were included in the Spring show at Ruth Prowse school of art I attended but unfortunately went missing. I don’t think there is anything more painful than work that goes missing or gets lost or damaged. This especially when you were not even completely present in the creation of it - no memory’s of process but an expression of a truth nevertheless. And when that work goes missing, it is like a...

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Dear Diary - 08.04.2021

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Dear Diary - 08.04.2021

“Even though the battle is fought with my mind, my body responds to it being real, in a very real way. Freezing completely, or shutting down. My eyes will close involuntarily, my legs have pins and needles , like they’re switched off.”

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