Archive for February, 2011

To awaken to a colorful dream come true – the freedom to fly, heart spinning with joy, bravery in every breath, no more restraint, diving through water rich & clear and yet full of bright floating wheels to guide.  This is what I imagine fills the dreams of a caged blackbird.

On my fridge hangs a postcard of the exquisite painting, created by my friend Faith Sills, which inspired this vivid image in me.  It’s called Awakening, and can be viewed on her Etsy shop by clicking here.  This painting has served as a picture of hope to me these past 3-4 months while I suffered imprisonment in my own body because of intense nausea from pregnancy. 

But like my image of a caged bird dreaming, the impulse to dream was still alive in me too.  This little dance is my moving painting, my expression of this blackbird’s dream.  It is danced beautifully by Elinor Harrison Evans.  Enjoy!

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