Breathless by Lee Moyer 11x7 Scratchboard www.leemoyer.com For Month of Fear: Breathless Nguyen had been so careful. But those who’d preceded him into this orbit hadn’t been. It had only taken seconds, and one small bit of shrapnel, to leave him breathless.
HOWL By Lee Moyer www.leemoyer.com When I saw this week’s prompt, I immediately envisioned painting Werewolves of London. But then I thought about how the current political climate in the USA scares me more than any lycanthrope, and thought I might use Allen Ginsberg’s most famous poem as a jumping off place to address that. Maybe when things get better here, I’ll give Warren Zevon the tribute he so richly deserves, but until then….
SHIVER By Lee Moyer www.leemoyer.com I once visited the remains of Limekiln, my great-Grandfather’s long-dead and forsaken town in the high Rockies. The winters had proven far too fierce to sustain human life…. The cold is terrifying.
For Month of Fear: Hollow “Matryoshka" means “little Matron” and it’s the item most Western tourists associate with Russia - as seen in the hideous Tourist trap ‘giftshop’ our St. Petersburg guide was paid to lead her flock into. I had anticipated a gorgeous city filled with old-World charm, but what we found there was almost entirely without charm. Completely unlike the delightful cities nearby (Riga, Tallinn, and Helsinki) St. Petersburg proved a hollow disappointment - filled with too-big…