Time, Our Mutual Foe

Woman walking in autumn original watercolor painting

Have you seen
a beautiful woman
rushing past you,
her hair waving goodbye,
her skirt flapping about her
like wings?
Was not time
doing her
a great injustice?
Was not time 
mocking you?
Time undressed her of you.
Time did to her
everything he wanted to.

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Image: Original watercolor painting (c) AntigoniArtGallery

Sketch of a Boy

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Look what a friend of mine sent me recently. She lives oceans away, but writing has that power to connect people. Thank you Kanika!

How Leonardo da Vinci’s Drawing Method Can Improve Our Writing

leonardo da vinci self portrait large wide

The epitome of the Renaissance man, Leonardo da Vinci was, among many other things, a masterful drafter. I believe his drawing method can inspire not only painters, illustrators, or cartoonists but also writers. It can help us write better.  Continue reading “How Leonardo da Vinci’s Drawing Method Can Improve Our Writing”