Gary Justis
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The Reincarnationist

Posted on January 12, 2013 at 10:30am 3 Comments

        Portrait # 38g (The Reincarnationist), digital photograph, projected light, dimensions variable


I keep thinking about my friend’s aunt who…


Thighbone Angel

Posted on December 23, 2012 at 8:00am 9 Comments

thighbone Angel detail 2
Invisible forces sometimes deliver us from events of evil manufacture

I met an unfortunate robber one December evening in Chicago, at the “L” stop on Halsted Street, just south of Greek Town. I was out at 3 am on a Sunday morning, going home…


The Christmas Light Legion

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 7:00pm 11 Comments


I first wrote about this extraordinary display in December of 2011, and since then, I discovered there is a local legend that describes a young boy, who was immobile and unable to leave his house.

He was a prisoner, faultless, infirm and unable to either observe, or contribute to…


The Soggy Saint

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 3:00pm 23 Comments

In a small Midwestern community of the late 1950’s, there was a pattern in the divination of space and opportunity. There were jobs…good ones.  Characters were welcome, taking up the spaces between success and the commonplace.  We were coming off of the euphoria of WWII, and tumbling past the moral dilemma of the Korean Conflict. Dads…


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Gary Justis has worked primarily in the area of kinetic sculpture for the last 33 years. He lived and worked in Chicago from 1977 to 1999. He currently resides in Bloomington Illinois, where he teaches and writes stories about his actual experiences.
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At 10:26am on July 20, 2012, lorianne said…

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Greeting of the Day

Posted by Ron Powell on June 16, 2019 at 10:08am 0 Comments

Go Big or Go Home

Posted by Ron Powell on June 16, 2019 at 9:30am 2 Comments

Waiting And Seeing

Posted by Robert B. James on June 16, 2019 at 7:29am 1 Comment

Leaving the Purple House

Posted by J.P. Hart on June 15, 2019 at 9:30pm 2 Comments

As Luck Would Have It

Posted by Robert B. James on June 15, 2019 at 3:04pm 1 Comment

PreOP Poem

Posted by J.P. Hart on June 14, 2019 at 1:33pm 2 Comments

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