The Red Basket

“The past beats inside me like a second heart.”― John Banville, The Sea FleetingStunningly strongThis random memoryRed basket of toysSuffocating LingeringComfort cradleMemories of playtimeRed basket of toysHeartwarming Every now and then, I come across something – a word, an object or simply an emotion and I’m pulled into a memory I didn’t know I had. Stepping into […]

delightful mistakes

“It’s amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.”― John Guare, Landscape of the Body draped in gold,dripping dreams,exciting, enticing and enthralling –a vision of timely beauty is life tomorrow. a cradle of delightful mistakeslearning, growing and finally seeingterrified and horrified but stunnedat the humanity of it all. for the world […]

Artistically Starved

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”― Pablo Picasso This absent determinationWatches over time that simply refuses to haltIn the face of a starved, diminishing soul.Such creative impoverishment is thisWhere words flee and stick figures reignBreeding an utter lack of books –The kind with sweet, homely pages. Caught in […]