You ride your draw or quit. And quit I do not know. But this black-blazed bastard took his head the first jump out, slamming numb my arm, leg, and every thought for tongue I tried. So, I raked the only spur I had left and willed from numb enough to mark and keep this muscling … Continue reading Stroke

George Bellows’ “Both Members of This Club (1909)”

As per Assignment: A Compositional Analysis in Three Sentences First, you will notice the white of the white man’s body and its curve that is part of the spiral of their violent encounter, a round of violence repeated in the ring of men who are not as men might be, but as these men are, … Continue reading George Bellows’ “Both Members of This Club (1909)”