• Substack Musings
  • Narrativity
  • Steeling + Reeling in Feelies and Forms
  • Findings in Freewriting

Poetry: La Zone de Tristesse

  • Fateless Rhymes of a Lugubrious Sing Song Hysteric
  • Cutters Must, Love Songs for Lobsters
  • Map, Lantern + Crow

Temptations with Writing Across Forms

  • Phishing License
  • A Spain For Drain In Brain
  • Adventures In Note Taking
  • The Will & The Wanderer

Red hand files index

  • Honey-Do for Nick Cave

My Writing has a tenderness for the Absurd.

Whereas my Drawings are

  • Serious Gestures commissioned for,
  • Traditional gesture or renderings of nudes,
  • Fashion sketches of many type and usage,
  • Digital cartoons for Substack that are wirey and free wheeling. (That’s the idea anyway),
  • Flash Drawings that are expressive and inked — I call my Three Minuters:
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FLASH DRAWING BY Dusty Hope

Poetry

I am a rhyme roller, as Beckett calls us rhymers. I still consider poetry verse.

Poetry feeds on what love doves, what life rifes, the mystery of it, temptation, tortures, residuals.

http://dustyhope.com/poetry/singing-in-the-fire/

Fiction

Am sorting out offline.

It is an outwandering, into poetic narrative, using and abusing fiction devices, its imbibed on an earnestness and tensity for meta, logic and the absurd. It reads like fiction but feels like poetry, feels like fiction but reads like poetry…

Essay + Notes, Links

I found myself querying across forms. Essays here are an early examination of what I began running into, both discursively and technically. As well as a response to group theories on free writing.

Mostly do on Substack now, in both my notes there and in a variety of Newsletters.

model with skirt
FASHION GESTURE DRAWING by Dusty Hope

Writing is always in search of its own reason to exist persist enlist…

Drawing occurs for me as a tenderness – for form + line – that I just can’t resist.

arms out kraft
CHARCOAL DRAWING by Dusty Hope

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