Dream Flowers and A Pen in My Hand

I am making a book of poems I’ve read in Dream Flowers by May Ziadeh.I felt I’d like to draw some flowers and clouds and mist.*It is her first book of poemspublished under the penname,Isis CopiaYou beautiful Silver WingThrilling life, your name,Little child?“My name is LilieFor near a beautiful Lilac (Spring Harvest)In the garden there,My mother left me.”“Lilie, well!…… Continue reading Dream Flowers and A Pen in My Hand

A Place Where Art Is Welcome And Home To A Cat To Critique It

This is a cat who dreamsPeeko enjoys critiquing fine art, poetry, and music. He has consistently approved of the poets Edna St. Vincent Millay and Rumi, but only if Rumi’s poetry is translated into Shakespearean English, otherwise he’s not having it. He’s also been very fond of Virginia Woolf. I hadn’t painted since before Peeko was…… Continue reading A Place Where Art Is Welcome And Home To A Cat To Critique It

Symbolism in Easter Egg Painting, Memorial Dish, and Yoga at the Table

My sister, Jenna made this beautiful antipasto the way my Grandma had made it each year, in honor of her.Stuffed artichokes made by my Mom. (My husband Dan got cut off here, but half his face is nice too.) My mom is in the center, I’m to the right of her, and my brother in…… Continue reading Symbolism in Easter Egg Painting, Memorial Dish, and Yoga at the Table