When Hawks Fly and Eternal Lovers Meet

When Hawks Fly and Eternal Lovers Meet

ask the hawk, he knows how you take my love across the flowers’ bedand tie the bottom corners to my ankles how morning shadows can stretch us,re-shape us, twist us, eventangle us but never break us how soul touches soul on the lips and you take my wristknowing...
Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Last time in Beauty and Her Beast, we discussed how a man unbecame a beast because of love. And/But there are other kinds of beasts – the charming humans who are monsters within. No amount of love can change that.  Perhaps there’s no better tale that portrays this...
Beauty and Her Beast

Beauty and Her Beast

What happens when two worlds touch? They kiss. And we find that love is not only felt in the hearts, it is known by the hands also. Beauty and the Beast by Angela Barrett The Wild Marriage is a narrative often explored in folk, tale and myth. Animal bridegroom stories...
Urban Wild, By The Canal

Urban Wild, By The Canal

I always write about the sea because, well, I just really love it. But today I came across some beautiful artwork of canals by James McNeill Whistler, and started reminiscing about how much I love canals too. Particularly, how Venice was a love at first sight, of a...
The Subtlety of Time

The Subtlety of Time

We recently visited the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, an art museum nestled in a little forest outside the city. It’s an architectural beauty built of stone and wood, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the tall trees. The gallery had beautiful...