“Thirsty for the Marvelous”

“I am so thirsty for the marvelous that only the marvelous has power over me. Anything I can not transform into something marvelous, I let go. Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.” — Anaïs Nin Art…

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”
— John Muir

The snowflake dissolves

In 2016, I self-published a poetry collection illustrated with my photography. Entitled “Hope in the Hoarfrost,” the chapbook includes this poem.

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson My late brothers would have turned 20 in February, but it’s my hope to carry their light into the future. Inspired by the twins, I wrote this scene in my…

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ― Anaïs Nin

“For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” — Vincent Van Gogh

Vibrant Evening

Vibrant Evening Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 12 To learn more about my path to becoming an artist, visit my blog: mfkaelin.wordpress.com