Hosted by Kath Abela Wilson
At the entrance to the museum. We greet them and smile at one another.
a kiss on each cheek
petal on the tongue
of a stone lion
~ Kath Abela
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The beauty of art is that it offers the observer a pathway through their own imagination.
how many seasons
will I see you bloom
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do you mind
if I love you
because you are
still not winter?
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matsukaze (Orrin Tyrell)
rainspillage. on my cosmos. resurfacing. from a long white sleep. suddenly hungry
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and that way
a worn out leaf
on the garden
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your voice in my heart
warm autumn breeze on my skin
rose petals and leaves
a coloured carpet for us
sweet scent of eternity
Feeling the Seasons: Quotes and Credits
Richard Grahn: “Nature is my mirror. It reflects truth. It reveals that I am just a reflection in a boundless pool of reflections, a speck of dust on the glass. I write from the perspective of dust clinging to its reflection, hoping that when the dust cloth comes for me, you’ll be able to see yourself more clearly in the mirror, floating toward the glass.”
matsukaze is Orrin Prejean on Facebook, (@Bluesboy81 on Twitter,) where he calls himself Brotha Blues. He lives in Dallas, Texas. He’s a writer and a visual, vocal storyteller who enjoys the shortness and resonance of ku and ka. He writes to tell his stories
Michael Morell lives and writes in the suburbs of Philadelphia, USA. He’s been writing poetry nearly 30 years, and started writing haiku and other Japanese forms about 10 years ago. Michael has been involved in the local poetry community, hosting a writer’s critique group along with numerous reading seriesr. He was the founder/editor/publisher of the now-defunct poetry journal Sea Change, published in the late 1990s. His haiku, haiga, senryu, and free verse poetry have appeared internationally in numerous publications. Aside from writing, Michael enjoys bird watching, photography, and swimming.
Tzetzka Ilieva writes her poems in Bulgarian and English. She lives in Marietta, Georgia, in the suburbs of Atlanta and loves to wander: “Autumn has always been my favorite season, but now, after turning fifty, I think I appreciate the changes and colors it brings even more.”
Monika Ikonomu was born and grew up in the Styrian Mountain area and now lives and works in the city of Vienna, Austria . She says: ” Painting and writing became a need to me, especially in my youth, to express my inner resonance to the outer world .A dear friend inspired me to study Tanka Poetry, and so I started to write in this form that allows us to see throgh small windows in the living moment for an instant, and to minimize language to its essence.”
Artist Note: Ralitsa Mladenova lives in Sofia, Bulgaria. She’s a master psychologist and psychotherapist and works in various fields. Ralitsa loves traveling and drawing and recently became interested in the art of calligraphy.
♣ A note from Kath Abela
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