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A painting for my brand new baby niece

I’ve just become an auntie to a wonderful little baby girl. I wanted her to always know I love her and am thinking of her, so I painted something for her nursery. 17 more words


'Take thy beak from out my heart'

I was re-reading Poe’s ‘The Raven’ today, and as I like painting birds so much I thought I’d paint my favourite stanzas.


Middle Class Mommies: The things they never tell you

**please take this as the ‘tongue-in-cheek’ tone that was intended to be read in :)

That some days it kinda sucks.
That love is not always at first sight, 395 more words


First steps

Tiny sparkles of afterlife
are intruding in this bleak solitude
and they are so alien
I almost resist them
because I’ve somehow forgotten
what it means to be in this life… 53 more words


when writing doesn't look like writing

When it looks like

Post-It notes pressed to door jambs….

Notebooks. Filled front to back, or back to front. Piled on counters…

Papers scattered everywhere…. 76 more words

Poetry & Art

It will pass

There’s a small fragment
vulnerable, delicate
In an adult voice, I reassure myself
she won’t be abandoned this time

There’s guilt, shame, sadness
that touches everything loved… 114 more words


I will always be gentle

I plant my feet on the border
I am held in between

I strive to look forward
I will see the horizon

I hear those good intentions… 50 more words