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#WorldPoetryDay Yesterday was the first day of Spring Today is World Poetry Day Words give hope to humanity Spring gives hope for Nature’s rebirth Words in a poem blossom by Tapping emotions and thoughts                                                           Flowers reawaken from a wintery sleep                                                           Encouraged by gentle sun rays and raindrops                              ...

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ONWARD Stars dot a clear sky Cold and quiet No morning is the same No year is the same   Waking early to sit in stillness Of a newborn year Facing a mind that does not change A mind that rambles on A mind that is not still But hopes for change   2016 ended… An era in my life No longer shackled to routine Chains have been hacksawed Freedom is dangling in front of my eyes   2016 ended… With a well laid-out design for my...

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How difficult is it to distinguish who you are in private from who you are in the world?  When your identity has been cast with the label of a business or company name…From an art gallery you have spent the last sixteen years growing and nurturing into a full bloom beauty… I suppose I have had a bit of turmoil deciding when was the appropriate time to retire from our gallery, Lavender Moon Gallery.  My husband and I...

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Two of my favorite abstract paintings have been purchased by a longtime Houston collector for his new home and I couldn’t be happier. “Luscious Gems” and “Goodness, Kindness and Love” have been installed. Perfect ending to paintings I created with Loving Kindness at their core. Thank you universe for the perfect pairing of paintings to home and family....

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  What got me to thinking about the sublime Vincent van Gogh was, of all things, a meme that my great-niece shared with me of POKÉMAN.  Something as cleverly silly as that, I was thrown back into the world of van Gogh. “A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke” — Vincent van Gogh To have felt the pain of rejection, of a non-adoring public, well,...

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     A beautiful soul remains beautiful in spite of the relentless and unforgiving march of time. It has been a while since I’ve posted on my blog and there is a reason for that. It is the relentless and unforgiving marching of time that has kept me from pouring my heart out because it was too painful to walk down that road. My beautiful and loving, generous of spirit and enlightened 96 year old mother is not well.  Her health...

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