I Tapped Closed ‘Flowers of a Dream,’ My Heart Within It

This is so beautiful, thank you. It makes me think I might paint some of your skies onto my canvas and with gratitude towards you! I would share this happiness.Last night, I finished collecting all of the poems of Flowers of a Dream by May Ziadeh in English and then I read through them all,…… Continue reading I Tapped Closed ‘Flowers of a Dream,’ My Heart Within It

A Pendant With A Painting

 I came across this pendant among many others; I was looking for one with a painting I could relate to most and I chose this one. I see three bodies of water, an elaborate sun, and a small tree in the center, a tree that is content to be living.

Black History Month: A Black Poet, Painter, and Musician

I’d like to share a favorite black poet, black painter, and black musician of mine. I don’t need to make a long introduction; their art speaks.  “Everything Will Be Alright” (Joy Labinjo)I first read the author, Cornelius Eady in my first poetry writing class at Brooklyn College. Here’s a poem of his I love:A Small Moment (Cornelius…… Continue reading Black History Month: A Black Poet, Painter, and Musician

Winter Rose

“Winter Rose”colored pencils on paper “The rose is without ‘why’; it blooms simply because it blooms. It pays no attention to itself, nor does it ask whether anyone sees it.”—Angelus Silesius