Journaling and Coloring


For me both journaling and coloring are great for the soul. Then again all art forms are soulful experiences for me. I published a book that focuses on both journaling and coloring. The book contains mandalas i drew and pages to jot down reflections. I included some inspirational quotes that I call food for thought. My mentor and longtime friend recently commented on my book. … Continue reading Journaling and Coloring

The House We Live In – My apologies to Frank Sinatra


I have been wrestling with how to celebrate July 4th (243rd Birthday of America) with a poem. I recently heard Amanda Gorman, the National Youth Poet Laureate recite her Independence Day poem: Believer’s Hymn of the Republic on CBS. She will perform it again tonight  accompanied by the Boston’s Pops Symphony playing the “Battle Hymn of the Republic”. She became my inspiration. I also remembered a … Continue reading The House We Live In – My apologies to Frank Sinatra

Haiku – Poets


  Poets Poets gather here under the tree of life ONOMATOPOEIAS!   Here is an example of an onomatopoeia poem. I invite you to write one for Poem In Your Pocket Day. Running Water water plops into pond splish-splash downhill warbling magpies in tree trilling, melodic thrill   whoosh, passing breeze flags flutter and flap frog croaks, bird whistles babbling bubbles from tap *This poem … Continue reading Haiku – Poets

Loving Words


Words are so important. They can rise you up or bring you down to the lowest point ever. They have always captivated me. I cannot let one word go by unnoticed just because I do not know its meaning. I especially like the ones with soft, sweet sounds. The words that melt your heart. This is why i am proposing a challenge starting today until … Continue reading Loving Words

Confusion


“Lack of understanding; uncertainty,” is the dictionary definition. I can only express my rendition with a mosaic of curved lines which I myself cannot understand. Cause I envision Peace. But really all there is, is division. Cause I dream of a new idealism, full of optimism, perhaps a neologism like neo-spirtualism, everyone understanding that prolonged confusion cannot continue cannot continue.           … Continue reading Confusion