The giant water lily clears rivalsfrom the sluggish surfaceby brandishing its pale-spiked bud like a morning star. In the cerulean murk, the bud creeps,then thrusts upward, emergingas a monstrous Aphrodite. Well-armed, the bud jets out,performs a dizzying choreographythat makes the water seethe. Victorious, the lily bud claims its spot,drives spikes into its competitionas it unfurls, … Continue reading Photoshoot
I travelled by land, did not come by sea, I wasn’t carried by the rippled surface you see today. I slowly walked here a long way following a trail, footprints in the sticky black earth. A syllable by keratin, indentation made in the search for food and water, the edges already crumbling. Nothing was wasted, … Continue reading Doggerland
Doe haiga @ Ink Sweat & Tears
In the early of summer of 2020, I made a digital artwork featuring a doe. This was during the first pandemic lockdown. We all saw the images of animals expanding their foraging or hunting grounds into urban territories, while we were mostly locked inside our houses. But I couldn't help thinking about how quickly we’ve … Continue reading Doe haiga @ Ink Sweat & Tears
“Today or Tomorrow” nominated Best of the Net 2022
I received a wonderful email this morning from Kate @ Jalmurra. She let me know that she'll be nominating my poem "Today or Tomorrow" for the Best of the Net competition this year. Thank you Kate for your support! It's an honour to be nominated.
The force of change @ Baby Teeth Journal
I really enjoyed taking part in the third blackout poetry competition held by Baby Teeth Journal, an indie publication and small press based in Australia. To my surprise my entry won first prize! You can see my artwork and the transcript of the poem by visiting the Baby Teeth website.
Poem @ Jalmurra
A poem of mine called Today or tomorrow has found a home on the website of Jalmurra, the online journal that is dedicated to spreading awareness for the environment through art. Please go read it there, and linger a while to enjoy the other beautiful offerings.