Singing You Awake
Singing You Awake

© 2018
14 3/4" x 17 7/8"
Archival ink, watercolor and colored pencil on cotton rag paper.

In your dreams you are falling,
a swift descent into a dark unknown.
Yet, the bottom never comes.
Read full poem...

The Sleeping Trees of Winter
The Sleeping Trees of Winter

© 2018
6 3/4" x 9 1/8"
Archival ink, watercolor and colored pencil on cotton rag paper.

Summer’s high, riotous colors,
exuberant street music and wine-drenched laughter,
boisterous blooms and insects humming
leave her laughing with a wanton sense of freedom.

Read full poem...

Lotus in the Sun
Lotus in the Sun

© 2017
9 1/3" x 16 1/8"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper.

The little seed lamented …
“You planted me in somber waters
where life had shed its skin
amidst the forsaken and unseen.
Then you called to me.”

Read full poem...

Persephone’s Daughter
Persephone’s Daughter

© 2017
9 1/3" x 16 1/8"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

She fears not these dark days,
nor the molecular marvels of her underworld.
Real as they might appear, they hold no place
in the wakening spectrum of her consciousness.

Read full poem...

We Come As One
We Come As One

© 2017
21 3/4" x 35"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

Somewhere, between day and night,
as the fledgling tucks her beak beneath ruffled wings …
Someplace, between yesterday and tomorrow,
as the gold-dusted honey bee returns to the hive …

Read full poem...

Tender Mercies
Tender Mercies

© 2016
16" x 32"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

She called his name and Mercy answered.
It took a while,
but what is time but a learning curve
on life’s winding journey?

Read full poem...

Gemstones
Gemstones

© 2016
9" x 12"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper.

Dear ones, loved ones
near and far, long gone and newly born
of the ancients and from unknown tribes,
carried to me on prevailing winds,
or fished from distant seas,
it only matters that we met.

Read full poem...

 

This Time, That Place
This Time, That Place

© 2018
6 3/4" x 9 1/8"
Archival ink, watercolor and colored pencil on cotton rag paper

Standing here, everything seems different.
Looking ‘round, nothing’s really changed.
Can it be between one breath and another
an entire world’s been rearranged?

ead full poem...

The Dragonfly's Refrain
The Dragonfly's Refrain

© 2015
9" x 12"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

She had traveled many miles with many more to go. 
Wearily, she paused to rest. 
A dragonfly with prism wings landed on her wrist. 
She smiled at her old friend.

Read full poem...

Everyday Priestess
Everyday Priestess

© 2014
11" x 14"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

She met Him
in the space between two horizons
and called out,
“Here I am.” 

Read full poem...

 

Her Heart, His Only Home
Her Heart, His Only Home

© 2013
9" x 12"
Archival ink, Prismacolor ink and watercolor on Strathmore paper

A man of simple needs and few words,
he held no malice in his heart. 
The hidden nook he built for himself in the clock tower
was stacked with books which left no room for dreams or dragons.
 Read full poem...

Hallelujah Quartet
Hallelujah Quartet

7 1/2" x 10"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper
AWARD WINNER: Selected for the "Best of the Best Exhibit - 2015", Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook, Illinois

A woman, a songbird
and the morning sun
burst into song.

Read full poem...

 

A Prayer's Release
A Prayer's Release

© 2014
8" x 10"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

Gone… the thief’s hungry reach for her dreams.
Silenced… the inner voices that deceived her.
Banished… the fear that followed each mistake.

Read full poem...

 

The Mermaid's Secret
The Mermaid's Secret

© 2013
9" x 12"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

AWARD WINNER: Charles Vickery Award for Best in Theme, Sailor's Delight Exhibition, La Grange Art League Gallery, January 2016. First Place, Brigantine Fine Art Gallery, Downers Grove, Illinois, May 2015.

The sea was angry that day.
Strong and fearless, she was not amused.
In an instant she would disappear
into those flashing waters…
down, down…

Read full poem...

ONE GOLDEN INSTANT
ONE GOLDEN INSTANT

© 2016
21" x 24 1/2"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

Eyes lift to seek the sun.
Thoughts pause in the budding treetops
between droplets of rain.
Clinging… still clinging …

Read full poem...

 

Mighty Roots
Mighty Roots

© 2014
11" x 14"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on aqua board.

Close as we could ever be
to All that was and All yet to be,
In hallowed depths that no one sees
I touch you and you touch me.

Read full poem...

 

From Womb to Heart
From Womb to Heart

© 2014
9" x 12"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

It began long before her child was born…
the deep sense of knowing.
The spark of life within her
held divine purpose.

Read full poem...

 

Peaceful Walk of Trust
Peaceful Walk of Trust

© 2013
11' x 14"
Archival ink, Prismacolor ink and watercolor on Strathmore paper

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Wiser, Stronger, Braver
Wiser, Stronger, Braver

© 2014
8" x 10"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper.

With love she learned …
Reaching is touching.
Letting go is letting in.
Opening wide is holding close.
Thinking is choosing.

Read full poem...

 

Blessed is She
Blessed is She

© 2013
8" x 10"
Archival Inks on Premium Acid-free Paper

Her purpose was ordained
when the sun first lit the sky.
All of creation moved softly, age to age,
with the most exquisite patience
preparing a place just for her.

Read full poem...

Worthy of Trust
Worthy of Trust

© 2013
8" x 10"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

To purchase the original art kindly contact the artist.

Caster of Shadows
Caster of Shadows

© 2013
7 3/4" x 7 3/4"
Archival inks on Acid-Free Paper

To purchase the original art, kindly contact the artist.

Singing You Awake
The Sleeping Trees of Winter
Lotus in the Sun
Persephone’s Daughter
We Come As One
Tender Mercies
Gemstones
This Time, That Place
The Dragonfly's Refrain
Everyday Priestess
Her Heart, His Only Home
Hallelujah Quartet
A Prayer's Release
The Mermaid's Secret
ONE GOLDEN INSTANT
Mighty Roots
From Womb to Heart
Peaceful Walk of Trust
Wiser, Stronger, Braver
Blessed is She
Worthy of Trust
Caster of Shadows
Singing You Awake

© 2018
14 3/4" x 17 7/8"
Archival ink, watercolor and colored pencil on cotton rag paper.

In your dreams you are falling,
a swift descent into a dark unknown.
Yet, the bottom never comes.
Read full poem...

The Sleeping Trees of Winter

© 2018
6 3/4" x 9 1/8"
Archival ink, watercolor and colored pencil on cotton rag paper.

Summer’s high, riotous colors,
exuberant street music and wine-drenched laughter,
boisterous blooms and insects humming
leave her laughing with a wanton sense of freedom.

Read full poem...

Lotus in the Sun

© 2017
9 1/3" x 16 1/8"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper.

The little seed lamented …
“You planted me in somber waters
where life had shed its skin
amidst the forsaken and unseen.
Then you called to me.”

Read full poem...

Persephone’s Daughter

© 2017
9 1/3" x 16 1/8"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

She fears not these dark days,
nor the molecular marvels of her underworld.
Real as they might appear, they hold no place
in the wakening spectrum of her consciousness.

Read full poem...

We Come As One

© 2017
21 3/4" x 35"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

Somewhere, between day and night,
as the fledgling tucks her beak beneath ruffled wings …
Someplace, between yesterday and tomorrow,
as the gold-dusted honey bee returns to the hive …

Read full poem...

Tender Mercies

© 2016
16" x 32"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

She called his name and Mercy answered.
It took a while,
but what is time but a learning curve
on life’s winding journey?

Read full poem...

Gemstones

© 2016
9" x 12"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper.

Dear ones, loved ones
near and far, long gone and newly born
of the ancients and from unknown tribes,
carried to me on prevailing winds,
or fished from distant seas,
it only matters that we met.

Read full poem...

 

This Time, That Place

© 2018
6 3/4" x 9 1/8"
Archival ink, watercolor and colored pencil on cotton rag paper

Standing here, everything seems different.
Looking ‘round, nothing’s really changed.
Can it be between one breath and another
an entire world’s been rearranged?

ead full poem...

The Dragonfly's Refrain

© 2015
9" x 12"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

She had traveled many miles with many more to go. 
Wearily, she paused to rest. 
A dragonfly with prism wings landed on her wrist. 
She smiled at her old friend.

Read full poem...

Everyday Priestess

© 2014
11" x 14"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

She met Him
in the space between two horizons
and called out,
“Here I am.” 

Read full poem...

 

Her Heart, His Only Home

© 2013
9" x 12"
Archival ink, Prismacolor ink and watercolor on Strathmore paper

A man of simple needs and few words,
he held no malice in his heart. 
The hidden nook he built for himself in the clock tower
was stacked with books which left no room for dreams or dragons.
 Read full poem...

Hallelujah Quartet

7 1/2" x 10"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper
AWARD WINNER: Selected for the "Best of the Best Exhibit - 2015", Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook, Illinois

A woman, a songbird
and the morning sun
burst into song.

Read full poem...

 

A Prayer's Release

© 2014
8" x 10"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

Gone… the thief’s hungry reach for her dreams.
Silenced… the inner voices that deceived her.
Banished… the fear that followed each mistake.

Read full poem...

 

The Mermaid's Secret

© 2013
9" x 12"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

AWARD WINNER: Charles Vickery Award for Best in Theme, Sailor's Delight Exhibition, La Grange Art League Gallery, January 2016. First Place, Brigantine Fine Art Gallery, Downers Grove, Illinois, May 2015.

The sea was angry that day.
Strong and fearless, she was not amused.
In an instant she would disappear
into those flashing waters…
down, down…

Read full poem...

ONE GOLDEN INSTANT

© 2016
21" x 24 1/2"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on rag paper

Eyes lift to seek the sun.
Thoughts pause in the budding treetops
between droplets of rain.
Clinging… still clinging …

Read full poem...

 

Mighty Roots

© 2014
11" x 14"
Archival inks, watercolor and colored pencil on aqua board.

Close as we could ever be
to All that was and All yet to be,
In hallowed depths that no one sees
I touch you and you touch me.

Read full poem...

 

From Womb to Heart

© 2014
9" x 12"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

It began long before her child was born…
the deep sense of knowing.
The spark of life within her
held divine purpose.

Read full poem...

 

Peaceful Walk of Trust

© 2013
11' x 14"
Archival ink, Prismacolor ink and watercolor on Strathmore paper

SOLD

Wiser, Stronger, Braver

© 2014
8" x 10"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper.

With love she learned …
Reaching is touching.
Letting go is letting in.
Opening wide is holding close.
Thinking is choosing.

Read full poem...

 

Blessed is She

© 2013
8" x 10"
Archival Inks on Premium Acid-free Paper

Her purpose was ordained
when the sun first lit the sky.
All of creation moved softly, age to age,
with the most exquisite patience
preparing a place just for her.

Read full poem...

Worthy of Trust

© 2013
8" x 10"
Archival inks and watercolor on premium paper

To purchase the original art kindly contact the artist.

Caster of Shadows

© 2013
7 3/4" x 7 3/4"
Archival inks on Acid-Free Paper

To purchase the original art, kindly contact the artist.

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