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Ralph Slatton
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O'Frabious Day

A Question of Honor

All Mimsy Were the Borogroves

Win Lose

Fumious Bandersnatch

Do Rabbits Dream of Heaven

Asphinxohymenoptra

Transmigration

Foot Loose and Fancy Free

Lesser of the Two Evils

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O'Frabious Day

A Question of Honor

All Mimsy Were the Borogroves

Win Lose

Fumious Bandersnatch

Do Rabbits Dream of Heaven

Asphinxohymenoptra

Transmigration

Foot Loose and Fancy Free

Lesser of the Two Evils

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Electrica

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Electrica

My love, is this journey ever to truly end? My head, it is pounding the glass window, Louder than the thousand voices around me! A buzz in my heart, it is bright and fresh. It electrocutes my ribs and leaves me enraptured. My trembling hands are so feeble, They cast shadows in the lamppost-light That electrifies the dark coach. Wheels turn, voices laugh, But their noise is faint against my thoughts. The clock, it ticks, But the hands do not turn! A trick of the light? Nay, the mind! This journey will never truly end.

The Lonely Child

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The Lonely Child

The lonely child, A picture, Of bewilderment and beauty pure. Of quaking terror and wrath. Of sweet revenge. The lonely child, Who is this fragile angel? Who is this, Dark wanderer of the night? Will she ever come to rest? This wrathful cherub, The lonely child.

Fingertips

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Fingertips

Pulling threads, sliding across airy skin touched sound. As ghosts, they emerge.

It's trying to rain, you know.

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It's trying to rain, you know.

The clouds, they grumble like cows Need of milking. The sparks in the sky; So blistered with frustration, So keen to fall as raindrops. Fluttering fingers peck the sparkling atoms, Kisses giggle Like caffeine on the still rain. Clouds like daydreams Loom in the sea of sky That yearns in imaginary icicles. Then like a sw                    o                    r               
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My Bio
I am a very normal person, at least that is what the voices inside my head say. I am a professional artist/university professor, but dabble as philosopher, engineer, and collector of all things old. My interests always fringe on the esoteric, ranging from the absurdly scientific to the analytically superstitious. That would account for the hours spent in front of X-files and Twilight Zone. I love conundrums: How do you discard a garbage can? Can a puppet climb its own strings? Are you free, if you are unaware of your cage? Who's on first? etc.

Current Residence: East TN
Favourite genre of music: Helen Kane

Favourite Movies
Trouble With Harry

Art and Fear

Art and Fear

The blank canvas or paper is foe to the artist.  In my case, it is the cold shiny reflection of a copper etching plate. The surface will not yield to half-hearted efforts. Authority and abandonment are great hopes. I seek authority over the metal and abandonment to all fears; I attack the surface with invincible control.  There are no mistakes in my world.  Every stray line or unintended scratch is forced to be essential.

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Happy Birthday! :D :party: :cake: :party: :D
LORETANAProfessional Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday! :party: I wish you only the positive impressions of this year!
Happy Birthday! :D :party: :cake: :party: :D
im absolutely fan of ur prints....
alvincheunghyProfessional Interface Designer
Your artwork is absolutely amazing!!
You might want to consider joining this contest [link]
I would definitely vote for you.