Abstract Shoe Rack

I have never been one to appreciate abstract art, and I still consider it to be more or less a waste of time, paint and energy. But I realized that abstract art is truly abstract when it is spontaneous and that the abstract nature of art lives in everything that is created. It is an … Continue reading Abstract Shoe Rack

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Artist 1496

I have been trying to be regular at two things I am good at: Art and Writing. I realized I need to be really inspired to write something or paint something. I, until now, was a little hesitant to make more of my work public. If you have Instagram, you can find me as  'Artist 1496 … Continue reading Artist 1496

Some Kind Of Magic

Such brevity and skill, loved it! Reminded me of the magic of being a child!

Mouse Talks

When you are small
And your eyes are too bright for the world,
You will ask a grown-up
If there is magic,
Really, real magic.

And the grown-up, well meaning but oblivious,
will say,

“No, there is no such thing as magic.
Witches and wizards
Faeries and sprites
Unicorns and dragons
All are fictional
Imaginary
So very
not-real.”

And the eyes that shone upon the world
Will become ever so slightly dimmer;
It happens to all of us.
And why shouldn’t you believe the grown-ups?
After all, they are giants who own the earth
And everyone knows
The biggest beast gets to make up the rules.

But small one, you will understand far too soon
That the days grow long
And dark
And cold
And takes so much energy to see
The light
The warmth
The magic.
Even grown-ups were small, once,
And their eyes were too bright for the…

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