Magic, it’s the simple things in life. It’s the sun greeting you in the morning, and the moon wishing you goodnight. It’s in the song of the birds, and the whisper of the wind. It’s in the touch of a loved one, and the kindness of a stranger. It’s everywhere, you only have to believe. Believe in yourself, and the magic will follow.
– The Wishmaker
Part One – The Wonder Years
The very first time that I saw him, I was only a ten-year-old tomboy dragging my mum through the crowds of the Lantern Festival, breathless with anticipation as I’d finally persuaded my parents to let me stay out way past my bedtime.
It was the middle of Summer, and the streets were alive; vendors praised their food loudly from decorated stalls, and others beckoned with activities like scooping goldfish, which many tried with giggling bursts of laughter. Yellow bulbs of light decorated the trees stretching up to the heavens and people milled about everywhere, their chatter blending with the constant
Hello everyone (:
It's been a long time coming, with many a teaser video or image on my social media accounts, but finally I'm here with some exiting news: the title and cover reveal of my upcoming book-release! So, proudly I present...
Amaranthine, visual poems from the haiku series!
Alike to Musings from a Wildflower, Amaranthine features a hundred poems, this time from my weekly shared Haiku series, and will become available in both print editions (hard- and softcover) as well as my two familiar eBook editions (visual, and text-only.)
For those of you unfamiliar with my poetry series', the poems in my Haiku series have (without much surprise, I think ;) ) been influenced by the art found in traditional Japanese poetry styles; the three-line verses inspired by the continuous changes that happen in both nature and life. Touching upon various topics, the words themselves are accompanied by subtle greyscale graphics, aiming to put the emphasis on the poetry in a complimentary
Without a doubt I'm very aware I've been pretty absent upload-wise lately, but I hope you will all bear with me as I try to make up for lost time (after my RSI-troubles, which are almost 100% healed, thankfully!) and will return with new uploads —hopefully— in August.
I'm currently finalizing the work on a new poetry-book (the Haiku series is coming to print and eBook!), and a bit of a website-redesign, and eager to share the new stuff with all of you soon :la:
Hope you lovely people have been well?
Drop me a line below if you'd like to, I'd love to catch up :heart:
As I mentioned last week (on twitter), I've been having some mouse-hand/arm troubles, and though things seemed to be getting better, I made a wrong move twisting a bottle yesterday, and... find myself back at square one; hand's sor