It was a busy morning this first Saturday of October... With a cat curled up beside me, I created an image then filtered it several times, each time being inspired to write a new poem using a haiku form of 5-7-5 though not always writing it out that way... Below, they are numbered in sequence from 1 to 7
#1 Oct 1 2016 Above is the first one I made using a finger painting app with multiple brush types. The stick figure has figured prominently in my Dear Merebeth work for several months now.
#2 October 1 2016 A happy accident. The plum and the gold and the inferred shininess of the ribbon, ah... I crawled into this.
#3 October 1 2016 I was so knocked out by the colour of the ribbon, I had to include it in a poem...
#4 October 1 2016 Going from chartreuse on the brain to magenta - a natural progression for me...
#5 October 1 2016 Again, messing about with colour filtering brought unexpected results that inspired.
#6 October 1 2016 Heartbreaking pink gets me every time...
#7 October 1 2017 In this one, I had to capitalize Promise, thinking of it as a guiding light for D.M...
Dear Merebeth is the brainchild of Laura Smith - an award-winning singer and songwriter living in Nova Scotia. Started in the early days of 2015 as a Facebook page, Dear Merebeth