Painted Space

Callan Fuqua

Just A Strange Human Bean

Author of "Waif" and other books of poetry.

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“There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.” —Edward de Bono 

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About & Portfolio



The Start of Everything

On top of their own work, Callan Fuqua is the owner and administrator of Deadbeat Poets SocietyThis group focuses on zines produced monthly as well as events being held in Arizona. Callan continues their mission to offer a safe space for performers to share their craft in an supportive environment. 

An Overview

Strangers: DBPS November Zine

  • Released September 2021. Available for purchase in the DBPS Store here.

Waif (Poetry EBook)

  • Released August 2021. Available here

  • Available on Amazon Kindle here.

"Unnecessary Envy" (poem) performed with The Bridge Initative for "ROAR!" at Tempe Center for the Arts.

  • Released September 2019. Link to article is available here.

Beyond The Void Film Reviews & Podcast
Wrote between 2019-2020. 

  • Sample of work here.


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Poetry Commission Request

Email me with the following to request a poem commission: 

What is the poem for? (Name/Event) 

Theme of Poem: (Happy/Dark)

Length: (Maximum 3 stanzas)

Preferred Payment Method: (Listed to the left)

If the above is not listed, I will not respond to email. Poem to be sent upon receipt of payment. Reference poems are listed in my Blog for your convenience. 

Commissions outside of Patreon are "pay what you can afford."



Pending PO Box

Meditation in Forest