Smiles and Violets

  “Smiles and Violets flash exquisite or invisible by distracted souls.” Edited from my post to #hangtenstories prompt #217-“Violet.” Pen & acrylic watercolor.  

“Heartbeat”

(Ten-word story prompts). “Thought and heartbeat race each other faster than shooting stars.”   #hangtenstories “Heartbeat” 156

“Shine” Ten Word Story Prompt

“Silver loop, square diamond, watch her eyes sparkle and shine.” Inspired by my fast approaching first anniversary. #hangtenstories

Weekly Poetry Challenge

Recently, I’ve entered a few poetry contests. To my surprise my heart loves it! One challenge was using only one-syllable words keeping under 200 count. My entry may be published in a book this year…Update will follow. The other was a group effort of double-line rhyme on Twitter #poetryst #grouppoetry there wasn’t any theme, two lines each, and assembled together to complete one…

New Year’s Resolution 2017

These thoughts–“I really must create a design for my brand,” or “There’s so many artists in the world how will my style compare?” or “Some artists have more schooling, training, and experience,” need replacement thoughts for this New Year. I choose– “Art is part of my being. Several years have lapsed, but I now crave…