Monthly Archives: May 2012

Joseph Cornell

Dream (for Joseph Cornell) ©Monica J. Brown I. These magical boxes create universes, crack imagination. What dreams live, grow, transgress, manifest? What memories are evoked within the whispering annals of ocean white fluff? Of all of the glittering magma, where … Continue reading


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Christopher A. Drew

My friend Chris Drew passed away yesterday. Chris was one of the first people that I met when I moved to Chicago 20 years ago. Back then I was working at the Chicago Reader. Through the Reader’s classified section, I found … Continue reading

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Grandma Grace

Grace Hess McIntyre Smith, March 3, 1910 – May 4, 1969. I was held by Grace Statuesque, resolute, and the embodiment of her name – she walked in grace. I was held by Grace. I don’t have a memory of … Continue reading

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