A Good King’s Prayer

A poem Dear God, This fearsome worry haunts my mind, I was a father, severe but kind, brought him up to wear the crown, but all attempts have let me down My grown-up son, my only child, still is boisterous, foolish, wild He drinks and smokes, and is girl-crazy, but the worst of all: heContinue reading “A Good King’s Prayer”

Little Captain Lullaby

A poem What does he feel when he stays down below, What are his troubles that tease him so What does he sing when you don’t hear him sigh, He sings of oceans, grand and majestic, He sings his Captain Lullaby Are you that lonely, my almighty friend? Have you no equals who too neverContinue reading “Little Captain Lullaby”

Creation Fatigue, a Luxury

Well, it is to me….. Creation fatigue is an expression I just made up myself. But I think you kind of already guess what I mean by that. It means that you have been able to work so consistently, over a longer period of time, that you have had the chance to produce one orContinue reading “Creation Fatigue, a Luxury”

Balance is Key …. right?

“This is not a creative therapy session! You are at art academy, get serious or go home!” I can still hear my teacher yelling in my mind sometimes, when I’m at work. Hearing him shout this through the classroom when I was 21, made a big impression on me at the time, and it wasn’tContinue reading “Balance is Key …. right?”