Category: Personal

Wild Winds of Change


Times Like This

Times Like This – Matthew K Mayes Original 2021 What is enjoyment? Something that gives you joy. What is joy? Getting what you want. How can you have joy if you want nothing? Pleasure – to get what pleases you. To get what aligns with your complexes. When things go agreeably for you. To feel…


Till The Pandemic is Over

The pandemic is a great excuse to do and not do things. For one, I could say, not going to work till it’s over. I’ll live in the woods and eat grass. not use social media till it’s over. just watch movies and eat grass.walk 2 miles a day and eat grass.i was living on…


St Louis

I just drove from Bozeman, Montana to Tampa, FL which is about 40 hours. I slept in my car at rest stops and would drive all day. A refreshing time was had in St. Louis, my home town when I was younger. I saw an old friend I hadn’t seen in 20 years and we…


Agreement is not Diverse

I was thinking of ways to be useful or interesting as an artist, and I hate to use the word “relevant” because I have always felt more natural being controversial, in order to keep people from grouping into larger and larger ideology groups. I believe that diversity drives innovation. Unity is not diversity. Agreement is…


Pale Face

These are some from this shoot. One is two negatives stacked. Thanks for getting naked in my friends closet.


Draven Piano and BTS shot

Philadelphia 2009. My Studio. Found Piano. Sprinkled Pinecone. Hanging Softbox. Film Cameras.


Moskva


A ghost caught on film

Scans of Carissa. A ghost caught on film.If you could read my mind loveWhat a tale my thoughts could tellJust like an old time moviebout a ghost in a wishing well We all dream, all day and all night. We dream more than we live. We were only kids. Now where are we? Where are…


Fear is not a Teacher

When thinking about making the world a better place, I think about love vs fear. I also know that these are general and broad terms. But they can be broken down into more specific ideas. Fear is based on control, and Love is based on freedom. Both are tools of progress, but one puts the…