Storm

Sorry to sit somber I do not spark nor illuminate the strokes her pondering brushes I can not hold the paint brush for anyone Never designate certain colors Only envelop that soul In content To acquaint and edify my own   - H. O'neill - Yvie Ratzmann (Photograph)

De Paco

Inspired by personal dream imagery, Natalya plays on the reoccurring characters and symbols of her personal sleep explorations. Excited by the new life others give to her art, wearing her creations, taking her personal work and it being an instant collaboration shows her new perspectives, inspiring her to create more and more. "Realising my imagination … Continue reading De Paco

Summer In The Shade

    Winters can be tough in the city. The seemingly endless cycle of short days and cold nights force people hurrying through the streets to escape the outside; hidden in layers of scarves, hats and coats. The light that filters between the buildings is grey with breath ghosts in frozen air. Summer is a … Continue reading Summer In The Shade

Crocodile Smile

The rest see beauty in romantic reverie But I see beyond your spurious smile Although no tears lay unbidden to your cheek Portraying the dark nooks of your memory Every minute you spend sauntering beyond those clouds I know misrepresents the pieces of your heart As I have also worn that face Trying to jigsaw … Continue reading Crocodile Smile

Abandoned.

  Cities are full of abandoned things. You can find them propped against fences, stuffed away just out of sight, laying in the gutter. There is a sadness about things that have been abandoned. At some point they had a purpose and, if they were lucky, they were good at what they were supposed to … Continue reading Abandoned.

Polaris and the Traveler

Polaris Oh my dear Polaris How I seek you In the noise of the lurid lights You elude me Seldom the dawn's devious whisper Gifts me your glow You play hide and seek In the dark cotton fields The sailors wait impatiently As the tidal winds blow The meteors race around In their yearly absurd … Continue reading Polaris and the Traveler

Anxiety

Anxiety, whether you like it or not, is within us all. It has helped our species get to where we are today, signalling the flight or fight response, helping us avoid dangerous and deadly situations. But it seems today, quite often it doesn't serve such a useful purpose, with many of us terrified to get … Continue reading Anxiety

Beth Redwood Pain

Angry. Upset. Confused. Stressed. Anxious. Fraudulent. I was spinning. So I went to hobby craft, picked up the biggest canvas I could find along with some paints. Drove home. Turned up the music. Listened to my soul. And started painting. I let go. I released. I was free. Love makes you enter some of the … Continue reading Beth Redwood Pain