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
If you have read my first post of June, you will know that there are some posts to come and when those posts will appear is not for you to know or really me either. Tonight I’d like to tell you one from that list of upcoming posts, my memorable reaction to something in a…… Continue reading A True Vignette of Me in Target
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.
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”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
This post was inspired by a recent post by my friend, Melee. :)CerealAfter a glass of hot lemon water in the morning, I usually pour myself a bowl of cereal. Kashi’s Heart to Heart is particularly good: crunchy and sweet, but not nearly so sweet that it buzzes your tongue. It tastes great with soy…… Continue reading Some of My Most Loved Things