(My Unexpected Journey)

“Strawberry Lake”, Oil on Linen, 48" x72",© 1996 by Chas Wyatt

After graduating college with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree given at Marylhurst College, in the State of Oregon, on the twenty-second day of june in the year of our Lord, nineteen hundred ninety-six, I went…

“Portrait of Self”, 8 1/2" W x 11" H, colored pencil on paper © 2017 by Chas Wyatt

Those weathered eyes, that stoic expression; what do they reveal about me? I looked stoic up in the dictionary and it said n. a person who suffers hardship without showing his or…

By the Sea

“Cape Lookout”~ All photos by author.

There are places I am guided and drawn to like a magnet for my soul. They do not appear in books collected as mystic, or sacred places of the world, but, they are sacred to me. I found such a place…

“Uno Del Corozón” 9" x12", oil on canvas, © 2021 by Chas Wyatt

As I enter the trailer park, I pass a Scion hatchback with “ Black Lives Matter “ taped to the back window with duct tape. I think of how precious and fragile life itself is. How in a split-second it can be extinguished like the wick on a candle. Laying…

“Lysithea Dominae”, 12" H x 16" W, Oil on Canvas, ©2021 by Chas Wyatt

Photo by author

“Raindrops”, an illustration that I am using for my publication’s logo, 10" h x 12" w, colored pencil on paper, © 2020 by Chas Wyatt

You have stumbled across this publication somehow and are wondering what it is about. Mainly, it will be stories about my life experiences, although I…

“Jade”, 24" H x 30" W, oil on canvas, © 1991 by Chas Wyatt

“Light at the End of the Tunnel”, 10" x 12" colored pencil on paper, © 2020 by Chas Wyatt

This is a Thank You Note to the people of the United States of America ~

Thank you for choosing love over hate; thank you for embracing the light over the darkness. Thank you for choosing Truth over deceit and lies. Thank you for realizing that life is a precious…

“Spanish Dancer”, 9" x 12", acrylic on canvas © 2012 by Chas Wyatt

“Infinite Period”, 10" x 12", colored pencil on paper, © 2020 by Chas Wyatt

“I would hurl words into the darkness and wait for an echo, and if no echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.”

Chas Wyatt https://raindrops.substack.com

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