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To Be RESCHEDULED! I realized that I was over zealous in having a blog-wide event. I didn’t have enough resources at the moment. In addition, my blog recently came off of a 3-4 month hiatus, which made things challenging because of a lack of followers. I plan on hosting Create-a-palooza in the near future (hopefully … Continue reading

The Writing Craft….

The fate of the sentence is dependent on the writer’s trigger finger. Poor little line he trembles in his punctuation awaiting his fate. Will he remain in the prose or be swept away with a stroke of the white-out! (j.ajabad 2015)

Louder than Words….

Actions echo! (j.ajabad 2015)

Poememes Prompts Begin Tomorrow

Poememes prompt challenge begins tomorrow (Sept. 10)!What is it: A weekly challenge hosted by our sister sites: Canvas Poetry and Canvas Alcove (the forum). Poememes is a hybrid term combining poem and meme. However we define meme as any medium that can be used to support and make art and write verse. (that is our short-hand version).To simplify it a bit … Continue reading

POEMEMES: A Journal Journey & New Prompts to Begin…..

Poememes will return to Canvas Poetry Sept 10! To celebrate the return of the Poememes project I decided to create a mini-art journal from a spiral bound index card book (seen above)! I titled the mini-journal “lines” because I am going to write lines on each card and because the wooden bracket label wasn’t big enough … Continue reading

Cleaning: A New Kind of Treasure Map….

And you don’t have to follow some tricky trail to get to where “X” marks the spot either!  Just clean or organize something from your past…. A week ago I found myself going through an extra-large rubbermaid storage tote. It housed a number of my favored arts and crafts as a kid. I had so … Continue reading

An Artful Epiphany: An ‘Ol Ceramics Pot turned Candle Holder

Isn’t it fun discovering a new purpose for that ‘ol project you created decades ago? I recently had this  experience! I’ve had this pinch pot for  eleven years as a decorative element in my room. I made it in my high school ceramics class and never glazed it. Don’t ask me why I never glazed it! … Continue reading

Poememes: Returns Next Week & Some Food for Thought

I wasn’t planning a two week hiatus but apparently life has a tendency to intervene. LOL! Changes and situations are necessary to help us grow or at the very least keep us on our toes. And as we grow our art usually follows suit. In the last two weeks I got married and have adjusted … Continue reading


Hey folks! Since there is a handful of new items on my blog I decided to write about them. I am happy to say there is a new poetry blog in the directory.  The blog titled: Immortal Words of Me,  is a journey through a poetic soul whose expression is both eloquent and mesmerizing! You can … Continue reading

Poememes: Textures & Verse

This is week 2 of the Poememes weekly challenge. This week’s prompt is texture and verse. You can paint it, sketch it, take a photo of texture, make a collage of textures etc. Then write a one verse poem.  The poem can be a thought, observation, or related to the texture you created. Anything at … Continue reading

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