Category Archives: Artists

Your Responses to Describing “The Art of Writing”

Dear Readers,   Many thanks to all for responding with your one word to describe “The Art of Writing.” A few people duplicated words, but I decided to run them anyway.   If I have forgotten to run anyone’s word, … Continue reading

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Creativity Requires Sharing With Others

As I’ve mentioned many times on this blog, being a writer or any kind of artist or creative person should involve sharing your work with others. For me, a large part of being a writer is sharing what I have … Continue reading

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Can You Change the World with Your Writing?

Years ago, an artist-friend told me that she loves to share her art. She said even if just one person who sees it, feels it speaks to them, and gets him/her through a bad time in life, it is worth … Continue reading

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My Haiku Exhibit Moves to Rolling Meadows (IL) Library

My haiku exhibit will move to the Rolling Meadows (IL) Library, 3110 Martin Lane in Rolling Meadows, from October through Jan. 7. It will include more pieces of my work, such as the one below, as it is a larger … Continue reading

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New Haiku Exhibit Begins/Thoughts for All Writers

Dear Readers and Followers: As many of you know, I currently have a solo haiku exhibit at Meet Chicago Northwest, the Greater Woodfield Convention and Visitors Bureau in Schaumburg, IL. It has been there since July 8 and runs until … Continue reading

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Good Poetry Is Art That Speaks

Remember Plutarch, the Greek historian? I remember reading about him the first time in high school. Plutarch said: Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Writing poetry, whether haiku, senryu, or some other form, is creating art, … Continue reading

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My Haiku Exhibit Featured at “Meet Chicago Northwest”

My haiku exhibit runs at Meet Chicago Northwest, the Greater Woodfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1375 E. Woodfield Rd., Schaumburg, IL, through Sept. 30. My poetry is illustrated by various artists in the metro area, and includes  sumi-e paintings and … Continue reading

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