Dead from Heroin overdose at 27

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A friend of mine recently visited The Broad museum in Los Angeles and shared this painting with me. I LOVE IT!

So much creativity, this man, Jean-Michel Basquiat, who I shamefully had never heard of, died much too early.


Read more about him hereBasquiat.jpg.

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Carolyn Dennis-Willingham

Carolyn is the author of two published books – No Hill for a Stepper, 2001, and The Last Bordello, 2016. Her third novel, The Moonshine Thicket, is set in 1928 and is currently enduring a professional edit. When not on her laptop, she serves as a lap top for her grandchildren. She is a retired Early Childhood Specialist, a fitness boxer, artist, and a ball thrower for her ever-persistent mini Aussie. In addition to her blogging website,, you may find her on Facebook and Twitter.

4 thoughts on “Dead from Heroin overdose at 27

  1. There is a film about him. I vaguely recall it now but if memory serves he was connected with Andy Warhol. Don’t hold me to that but check out the film if you come across it. I have to reward it so I can recall it.


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