Category Archives: poetry

On Seeing, Writing & Painting

“Stories are for joining the past to the future. Stories are for those late hours in the night when you can’t remember how you got from where you were to where you are. Stories are for eternity, when memory is erased, … Continue reading

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The Goats Out My Window

“Art is something that happens inside us. We look at things in the world and we become excited by them. We understand our own possibilities of becoming. And that’s what art is.” -Jeff Koons The folks who live behind us raise … Continue reading

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While Walking

“The voyage of discovery lies not in finding new landscapes but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust WHILE WALKING The first few breaths Listening quietly Only hearing a whisper Just the beginning Of an unfolding story Her feet tapping out the … Continue reading

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Surrender – a poem

“Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide.” -Ben Okri SURRENDER She stepped out beyond her comfort He stripped away all her masks All her secret places exposed At once, resisting and craving She showed him her soul Her last … Continue reading

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