Day 362

Hopeful Burning: Inspired by Jesmyn Ward’s Quote “I burn, and I hope.” Ink on paper Just over one year ago “The Fire This Time”, a collection of essays and poems edited by author Jesmyn Ward, lit a fire within me. A fire kindled with just five words, “I burn, and I hope.” Just over one…

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Day 307

A Crusade of Children: Art and a Poem Inspired by Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaugherhouse-Five Ink on paper Submitting to The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library’s (KVML) literary journal “So It Goes” has become a tradition: when I was sixteen, I received my first writing rejection from them and it inspired me to keep writing and submitting. …

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Day 300

Time Traveling Box and the Moonpit: Inspired by a Generous and Kind Woman and Audre Lorde’s poem “The Black Unicorn” India ink and watercolor on paper  At the rummage sale, that day, the kind and generous woman would never have known that she gave me the tools to time travel. Audre Lorde’s poem The Black…

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