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Poetic words and a Wire Flower

Poetic words and a Wire Flower

“I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” Beautiful words found via FB, together with this quote: Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light […]

Planning for Next Year

Planning for Next Year

Nothing gets a writer more off center than not writing. Julia Cameron My inspiration board right now. I have participated in the lovely project Art Every Day Month during November, and some of the collages from my stack of 30 is up on my inspiration board, as you can see. In the beginning of the […]

Inspiration for writing Poetry in your Diary

Inspiration for writing Poetry in your Diary

I’ve read Diana M. Raab’s soft cover poetry book a few evenings now. I think it’s hard to say anything about the poetry itself, because poetry is so personal and sometimes even mystifying. Reviewing it is difficult. I like some of the poems as they make me smile, others I don’t even understand and some […]

A motherless child

A motherless child

I’ve been single for three months my ex tells me. My heart is still so sad, but I’ve decided keep on with my life a wee bit better than I’ve done these past months. Today I’m traveling home to my parents to be nurtured and loved by them. I feel lucky to have a family. […]

she snaps her wings open…

she snaps her wings open…

Detail from my art journal. Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean – the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, who is moving her jaws back and forth instead […]

dance with the angels

dance with the angels

you want to dance with the angels? then embroider me with gold, and i will fly with the angels, and you can dance with me Detail from a spread in my art journal. And art journal now filled – in just three short, intense months. The quote is from a song by Lisa Loeb. While […]

A is for April Snow

A is for April Snow

APRIL is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow, feeding A little life with dried tubers. T.S. Eliot I adore this poem by TS Eliot. Adore it. It’s been snowing for days. I’ve […]