When I write, I whisper the words to myself. When I was trying out the poems I chose to read for the "Tiger Lily" launch party, it felt as if I had to push the sound from my throat with... Continue Reading →
There is something magical that happens when words and images come together to tell stories. I experienced this first hand when I participated in Paul Brookes' annual ekphrastic challenge in 2020, and was introduced to the incredible artwork of Jane... Continue Reading →
Huge thanks to my friend, Suzanne Craig – Whytock, for her beautiful foreward in “Tiger Lily”, an Ekphrastic Collaboration by artist Jane Cornwell and myself. We are super excited about the launch party tomorrow!
A little while ago, I got an email from a good friend, the amazing poet Susan Richardson of Stories From The Edge Of Blindness. She had just completed a collaboration with Scottish artist Jane Cornwell, and had almost finalized a collection that featured her poetry and Jane’s art. And she wanted ME to write the foreword. I was honoured, and a little intimidated—I wanted to make sure I did justice to the book, because it’s beautiful and profound and exemplifies the highest caliber of the written word and thevisual image. Fortunately, they both were happy with what I wrote, and the book was finally finalized and now the launch is only a couple of days away! So if you’d like, you can join us on Friday, August 19 at 2 pm EST, which is 7 pm GMT in the UK where they both live, and enjoy our company…
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Over the past week, we have been oppressed by miserably hot weather, unyielding sun and bouts of uncontrollable crankiness (from me anyway). But, last night, thunder and lightning broke the sky open, let the rain in and cooled the air.... Continue Reading →