As the saying goes: “A jack of all trades is a master of none, but often times better than a master of one.” I like to experiment in many creative forms, professionally as a software engineer and for fun I have experimented with Photography, Pottery, Writing (prose and poetry). My current big experiment is Printmaking. I am the owner of D.M. Penny Press, a printmaking studio in Manchester NH. The studio has been in operation since 2015 and I do offer limited memberships for experienced prinkmakers looking for access to a press and other equipment. If interested see the membership info on the web page.
I am in a dark place. I am in a dark space. I seem to merely exist. I hear my name. Brief glimpses, Of a life once lived. I hear my name. No happiness, No sadness, Sometimes a little madness. I know, There must be a way out. Trapped, surrounded by demons, Invisible, but there. Whenever I try to move, I hear my name, I feel their presence, I feel bound, Rooted. They never interfere, But never let go. Full of despair. No energy to move, Weightless, I am nothing but air. Why can’t I dissipate? Why can’t I just float away? My name binds me here. I wish I could forget it. Just when I think I can, I hear my name. Stop calling my name! It’s over! Why can’t I be let go? There are never any good thoughts. But, then again, never any bad. It’s just me, Now. Without substance, Without purpose, Without reason, If it was even possible. I’d go insane. But I don’t really exist. Stop calling my name! Let me go. Show me a path. Open your heart. Have mercy. Occasionally I see the light of Forgotten oblivion. Maybe someday. For now I have to stay. David Gray