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Pallid Hours: Autumn Freed
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Pallid Hours: Autumn Freed

The COM crew always documents their adventures, both fantastical and mundane.  During the years that co-editor Little Alice spent commuting to her job in the northern suburbs, she passed the time by taking photos of the scenery. Pallid Hours: Autumn Freed is an art book featuring the photos Little Alice took during the autumn months, … Continue reading

Spirits of the Wind
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Spirits of the Wind

Spirits of the Wind is a collaboration between Cloud Orchid Publishing and established author Brendan Detzner.  His novella Spirits of the Wind recaptures the glory days of the original Velvet Lounge in the Chicago South Loop.  The story takes the reader into the underground of the jazz world, and offers up an incredible slice of local … Continue reading

Waiting
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Waiting

The photo project “Waiting” was created on one of the OSR caravan trips when Graffiti Photographic spent an evening capturing model Erin Haught in her natural state.  This genuine series whispered a story to the COM crew, and inspired Little Alice to write freeform poetry featuring a jilting lover left waiting indefinitely. Erin brought a … Continue reading

Synesthesia – Depression
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Synesthesia – Depression

The COM crew is passionate about bringing awareness to mental illness through the power of art.  We are proud to bring you the second book in the “Synesthesia” poetry collection.  “Synesthesia – Depression” features poetry by co-editor Little Alice, and photos by co-editor Bryan Thompson of Graffiti Photographic.  Together, they tell a dark story of … Continue reading

Plunge the Soul into the Quick
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Plunge the Soul into the Quick

The COM crew has many expanded crew members, and one of them is our dear model friend Brooklyn Sky.  This young model set aside her usual glamorous style and delivered the helpless despair of an abandoned prisoner for our latest art book “Plunge the Soul into the Quick.” This set was created for one of … Continue reading

Here, Now
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Here, Now

Bryan Thompson of Graffiti Photographic has spent years studying the female form and capturing the alluring and unique shapes and shadows.  He enjoys creating appreciation for simple moments and crafting stories from complex emotions.  “Here, Now” is a study in more intimate moments and the thoughts that rush through our head when we’re in love. … Continue reading

Synesthesia – Darkness
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Synesthesia – Darkness

We are pleased to introduce the first book in the “Synesthesia” poetry collection, “Darkness”.  Co-editor Little Alice is releasing her poetry in books “Darkness”, “Depression”, “Experimental”, and “Nature”.  The first features her poetry, combined with charcoal drawings she completed specifically for this publication.  Co-editor Bryan Thompson will be featuring some of his photography in the … Continue reading