Category Archives: art

Another Jack

Schools are back in the swing and I’m wondering if nursery rhymes are still sung or said at home or school, pre-school or kindergarten. Here’s a medley of lines from some of the more famous, or not, from childhood … … Continue reading

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I Spill

Endless blue skies, with heat, water shortage, and I can only write about blue … and more blue … I SPILL royal blue words as soprano rises cerulean             falls below navy blue arcs up then beyond through aquamarine turquoise    cobalt … Continue reading

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Michelangelo’s David

Earth day is coming up on the 22nd  and I’m remembering ten years ago when we were in Italy and I saw Michelangelo’s gift to us all, David, the real thing, for the first time. Marble from the earth we … Continue reading

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The Bowl

I have one particular bowl, in use for years, but these days I put my evening meds in it. The memory of its making is a treasure and using it a continual reminder … THE BOWL a child’s hands poked … Continue reading

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The After Image

Just recently I discovered a great-aunt, Georgiana Houghton, who was an artist and is now becoming well-known. She lived in the late 19th century, and her paintings are incredible, I’ve posted one here … A THE AFTER IMAGE                                        celebrate the … Continue reading

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Drawn into Words

I’ve written poetry all my life, starting when I was about six. Poetry first, short or long stories, whatever it takes to string one word after another … DRAWN INTO WORDS the first seduction –                     a line of ecstatic red … Continue reading

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Mother and Baby

It’s almost Christmas Day. We get so hyped up on gift-giving, stockings, tree, the fun of having family around, that sometimes we forget the reason for it all … MOTHER AND BABY                the wail of a newborn stills as the … Continue reading

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