when pain burns bright, stirs up a clamor shuts out the sight of glitz and glamour when mind and body face exhaustion fatigued and weary -- take precaution
Today is Tisha b'Av, the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av - the day when the destruction of the Temple is mourned. But we don't need to go back in time 2000 years to find reason to mourn. We can find it here and now in the exclusion and hatred being perpetuated in Jerusalem in the name of religion.
a transitory thing, normal began to change
walking in sun we are throwing shadows my shadow and your shadow meld into one for a moment and separate as we part but know we'll come together again walking in sun we are dancing shadows i take your shadow you take my shadow i'll carry yours awhile you'll carry mine awhile walking in sun … Continue reading Trading Shadows
crescendos of passion rose and crashed assaulted my ears - i heard the music twirling partners hand to waist and hip to hip - i felt the touch swell of music, whirl of joy, pain dissolved in swirls of color - i was the dance For Magaly's first Trinkets and Armor prompt. There are so … Continue reading Becoming the Dance
My second attempt at a Patreon page is so much better, with patron-only posts featuring the Alice in Wonderland art-poem series I've recently started - more manageable for me, more affordable for you! The first patron-only Alice in Wonderland post will go live tonight! Get your pledges in to have immediate access! When I reach 500 patrons, I … Continue reading Revamped Patreon Page!
I tried a new style for my blackout poetry / art-poems. I messed up a fair few times, but I love the result and the style, and I'll try again with some lessons I've learned! she was going into that lovely garden "for it might end, you know" she alas found on going into the … Continue reading to see the garden
what happens to the broken to the beaten and downtrodden what happens to the shattered to the lost and the forgotten what happens to the people when the darkness overwhelms - what happens to us all when we let evil take the helm
what if the thing you loved the most what if the thing that brings you joy what if the thing that makes life worth living consumes you devours you kills you? do you look for a cure long for a remedy? do you dose it with medicines douse it with killers? do you allow yourself … Continue reading Musicology
hush little baby save all your words save them until all your words will be heard save them for darkness save them for sun save them for you for the you you'll become *** shout little baby shout all your words shout to the worlds: all your words will be heard