If you’re reading this, congrats! - it means you took a leap and decided to pursue the out-of-the-ordinary in this strange, horribly wonderful thing we call life.

If you took one of the first copies of VOLUME 1 of 9copies.net, my monthly poem/art paper, double congrats! - you are now the proud owner of one of only nine officially numbered copies.

treasure it,
frame it,
light it on fire and dance around it.

Whatever you do,
let it move you,
towards something new,
towards looking at the world a little closer,
knowing it's always best to not just face,
but embrace your fears with loving arms,
take the plunge -

there’s always a new way of seeing.

While you’re here, explore,

> check out my art,
> sign up to receive my monthly newsletter,
> get in touch, (ask about a visit to my studio on Custer!)

or do nothing!

Oh! and one more thing: feel free to check out a brief bit of my philosophy (on my homepage).

Now enjoy below a favorite quote of mine, by Robert Henri (The Art Spirit, Icon Edition):