Brooks Kolb is a Seattle writer, artist, and landscape architect.
Commentary: “a systematic series of explanations or interpretations”
Commentary is a blog exploring random topics that interest me. Its mission is to share my reflections with friends old and new, near and far.
“How do I know what I think until I see what I say?” -E.M. Forster
Bird of Spirit
Bird of Spirit is a blog focused on philosophical inquiry and spiritual insight. Its goal is to seek out the places where mind and heart meet.
“Only Connect!” – E.M. Forster, Howard’s End
Coming Out / Coming of Age in the 1980s
Set during a high-water mark of the gay rights movement, my forthcoming memoir traces my youthful round trip to Paris, Philadelphia, London, San Francisco, and back to Seattle. Along the way, I came out, won freedom and love, lost love to AIDS, and found a place to call home.
Journey to the Planets
An animated film concept featuring Brooks Kolb’s illustrations, synchronized to the music of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets”, as re-interpreted by the Japanese electronics wizard, Isao Tomita. Click “read more” to view the film.