Archive for March, 2011

Completion

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

[Jigsaw Puzzle, by Eva the Weaver, 2007] The puzzle was complete. Everything brought back to its proper place, just like the picture on the face of the box. The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, the package told her, but that didn’t matter so much. Considered by itself the place looked lonely and remote. The […]

The Totem

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

[Haida Slate Carvings, by Edward S Curtis, 1907] She chewed quietly at the pencil. From time to time, between bursts of frenetic key banging, she would yank the gnarled wood down from its familiar perch to scrawl some illegible note across the cluttered page. Screen, keyboard, pencil and paper, they were all tied together in […]