Poetry and Tings: and Interview with Lyn Patterson

There are things we read, every one in a while, that hit us like a drum. The sound rings clear and beats a strange, rhythmic humming in the chest. What does this poem mean to me we might ask ourselves. Then, an even more calculated thought, Why does this imagery feel familiar? Like I've felt that feeling too… Continue reading Poetry and Tings: and Interview with Lyn Patterson

Ink and Skratches: an Interview with T. S. Ink

Sometimes there are things you read that tell a story. Then there are things, reflections upon life or life upon reflections, that seemingly turn characters and subjects into people; verbs and adjectives into movements and quirks: the whole shebang. No early exits. No half that's or maybe tomorrow's . What stands before you is the truth and… Continue reading Ink and Skratches: an Interview with T. S. Ink

What About Watercolor: an Interview with (Poet) Anne

It starts off with the subject. Maybe a branch or the wing of a bumblebee. Then it extends outward, forming lines and patching empty white spaces, curving here and winding there. Before long there's a living image. A bird is not merely paint. It lives in its own world. A tree is not immortal in… Continue reading What About Watercolor: an Interview with (Poet) Anne

From Canvas to Paper to Pen: an Interview with Devon West

There's something special about a painting that feels like home. It feels familiar. It feels alive. It feels not like ink or brush strokes but flesh and a beating heart. This same experience applies to both the canvas and literary world of Devon West. West is a writer and painter. West was also one of… Continue reading From Canvas to Paper to Pen: an Interview with Devon West

Poems and Peonies: an Interview with Chelsie Diane

It was roughly a year ago when I first came across the username @poemsandpeonies on Instagram. Like many others who have discovered Chelsie Diane's portfolio, the first thing that caught my attention was the unique flower arrangements—the delicate blossoms that occupy either the corner or center of each 4x4 square. You can almost smell them. You… Continue reading Poems and Peonies: an Interview with Chelsie Diane