19 June 2019
When I was twelve or thirteen, a friend’s father, a somewhat pompous college professor, the kind who insisted on being addressed as Doctor…. told me I would never amount to anything.
As I say my gratitude prayers for today, I include him, that adult who was obviously so damaged or insecure that he felt compelled to strike out at a child. I took what he said as a challenge, a dare, a call to my Aries spirit to not only succeed, but to also surpass not only his poor expectations, but the much greater ones I already had for myself then.
Make art about success being the best revenge.
18 June 2019
Make art about what’s concealed.
17 June 2019
Make art about what you’ve got up your sleeve.
16 June 2019
My dad was one of the funniest, gentlest souls to ever walk the planet. I wish my youngest son had had more time with him.
Make art about grandfathers.
14 June 2019
“Stay true to it, Missy. Don’t doubt it. YFBD, baby. Your first best destiny.” -John Little Bear Eaton
Make art about your first best destiny, about finding and trusting the path you were born for, about believing and following your heart.
“Like the refugee, poetry’s margin, its zero yield, its nothing, will have an essential role to play in what comes next. It is a “yes” to existence in the time of disaster, an affirmation of possibility when all else seems lost.”–Robert Fernandez
Make art about refugees.