Mt. Rainier and Lenticular Clouds - Dec. 2008 copyright: JMM

September 11, 2009

Bringing Lady Axe to Brandon's Grave

Last year, I made a promise to Axe that I'd get the song she wrote for Brandon Lee, up to his grave in Seattle. She emailed me the lyrics and I did them up on parchment paper. I added the pic of Axe, then I spattered it with red ink to make it look like blood. It was still missing something, so I took it outside and burned the edges. Pleased with the results, I was ready to head up.

But, due to circumstances beyond my control, I was unable to get up to Seattle in 2008 and then the winter and spring weather shut me down till July, when I was finally able to make it up there.


6 comments:

  1. Wow, this is incredibly awesome.


    Also, I like the new colour of your Blog. Might be that it's that way for a while already, but I just noticed now. :)

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  2. *Bows respectully in front of computer screen*


    Beautiful pictures Jojo. I LOVE Axe's song for Brandon, and the 'flow' note, which makes clever use of Bruce's ethos to 'Be like water my friend...'

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  3. Wow, Diane, you see things in my work I don't. I am glad you like it.
    The REAL song I wrote for Brandon is called "Rogue in the Chamber", referring to the rogue "bullet" in the chamber of the gun that killed him, but I am putting this in as a narration.

    And again, Jojo, I thank you deeply for all the trouble and the beauty you bring to my art. You ROCK!

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  4. Well done both of you.

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  5. I love words Axe, expecially when they're meant for people I love and respect :0) If ever a guy was in the wrong place at the wrong time, it was poor Brandon....

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  6. All very lovely, her song...your work on presentation.

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