This is mysterious and intriguing. I love handwriting and doodles. The balance here is sublime.
Ken, this works very well. The eye gets drawn through the piece nicely. The reddish color pulls it together and the yellow scrap with the yellow dots or splatter also pulls the eye through. Moves well, love the contrast in the corner.
The colors and contrasts here are great. And I love the circled words and scribbled-over writing, implying a sensible meaning but one we can't possibly know - that's an effect I like a lot