Art Is Your Medicine

Art Is Your Medicine / August 12th, 2012 / “Art is like your very own therapist, one you can talk to through swift movements of penci…

Jordan the Artist

My generous smile brings joy in the air, / but for someone to understand my hidden point is very rare.

Endings and Beginnings

Endings and Beginnings / Karin Taylor / I wrote this to a friend today <3 / Life takes it’s turns and changes, we become children…

Take your Time

Take your Time a poem by Karin Taylor / written for Valentine’s Day 14 February 2015 / HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY everyone <3 / T…

My Final Masterpiece

(Mature)

Constant Wind

constant wind / be her soulmate / guide her thoughts / through landscapes brush / be not the wild wind / of erratic canvas / villainous in…

The Stars’ Mother

On a misty cool night / By the edge of the lake / The cicadas were chirping / Lovesick for a mate / The heavens were thick / With the Milky…

The Scars are our Revelations

It’s no surprise to anyone that I’m a huge Missy Higgins fan, not only because of her music but because of her commitment to ho…

Little Shell

Little Shell / by Karin Taylor / Little shell, so spherical / Pearly swirls of caramel / Silky sheen, so cool and smooth / Who has carved y…

Lovelight

A poem/song I wrote this morning, please read it right through, I hope it touches you. xxx / Lovelight by Karin Taylor / 25 November 2015 /…

Nouveau Stimulus

A stand of trees in Autumn is like a magnificent painting created by some mysterious artist who paints while our backs are turned. / Stare …

Portrait of an artist

Paint me in circles / spiralling in a dream / rippling in the sunshine / glistening in your being . / Paint me in the shadows / With li…

Pure Heart

Pure Heart by Karin Taylor / inspired by a song I love “You & Me” by Pink and City & Colour / Listen to it here http:/…

Jingle Jangle

Jingle Jangle / By Karin Taylor / I love to jingle jangle / when I’m walking down the street / and see my life from angles / Others …

The Origins of Passion

He mounts the stage, ‘neath the glaring light / thund’rous applause fueling his stride / addressing the crowd with a weary sigh…

Existing in Extremes

My life isn’t good or bad. It’s an incredible series of emotional and mental extremes, with beautiful thunderstorms and stunnin…

Being an artist and rejection…

Many of my so-called, :successes", leave behind a trail of failures in their triumphant wake.

Mysterious

I don’t like the idea of so many wondrous things remaining asleep, underneath our waking world. I love unraveling these mysteries, fe…

Creativity and Connection

One of the most connective things we can do for ourselves, is to become world travelers of our own internal landscapes.

A traveler between worlds…

I paint my feelings onto the abstract canvas of a waking dream. I suspend my concepts in the ether’s of otherworldly realms. This is …

Introversion and the creative process…

From the outside looking in, i think my life would appear very isolated, occupying a huge empty space, with hollow-sounding, emotional echo…

That would be Superb

I like how the sun settles / on my eiderdown of feathers, / I like just how it glimmers / on a silky set of waves, / I like how two clocks …

‘Poet’

’Tween tumult and the flux, I sought a constancy. I cast my vision deep, and found it within me. So here in the twixt, abridge the wo…

Time and the Artist

time, just time

Sugar Rush

Sugar Rush / poem by Karin Taylor (6/9/14) / Fairytale food of pink, silver and gold / Aqua and lavender, honey like scrolls / Sparkles on …

Is Love

Is Love / By Karin Tayor (5 Sept 14) / Is love like paisley patterns / or daisies in spring? / Is it the colour / of a Sapphire blue ring?…

Eighth Wonder

Eighth Wonder by Karin Taylor / written 3 Sept 2014 / I can feel the echo of your heartbeat / and the chorus of your dancing feet / I can h…

For the Gentle Hearted

For all of you with gentle hearts / and sensitivities / For everything you go through / And everything you see / For all the pain that haun…

Porcelain with Pain

Porcelain with Pain (Broken in Twelve Places) / by Karin Taylor / Now you’re not here, you’re over there / and I miss your love…

The Girl With the Painted Heart

The Girl With the Painted Heart / I met a girl / Whose veins / Were filled / With ink and paint / She hid beneath / A smiling façade / Cut …

hi :>

i like drawing so i might publish some with my drawings c:

Inspiration

Inspiration can arise from anywhere / But what better than the heavens above… / Ever-changing cloud formations / Sunset colors / St…

a personal manifesto

I don’t know why, but every now and then, usually when in the loo or the shower, I have an overwhelming urge to say something deep. …

On Morning’s Cusp

On Morning’s Cusp by Karin Taylor / 28 May 2014 (copyright) / On morning’s cusp as dawn breaks heaven’s slumber / I rest…

The Fox and the Owl

The Fox and the Owl drawing by Karin Taylor / The Fox and the Owl by Karin Taylor / (1 May 2014) / On a moonlit night, in a place far away …

Passing Through

As he is going through the entrance to the hotel lobby, the Door Man say," Sir you need to get rid of some of that baggage your carryi…

Dear Citizens of the Art, Photography & Wider…

Dear Citizens of the Art, Photography & Wider Community on Earth, / I hope this finds you all well, wishing you much aloha. / Since sta…

My Impression of Australian Artist Margaret Olley

My Impression of Australian Artist Margaret Olley / by Karin Taylor (April 2014) / She had a rapport with things that she saw / They glowed…

Takeaway for Tea

Takeaway for Tea by Karin Taylor / (Short poem Inspired by something I spied with my eyes) / At a beach by The Sandbar / where The River me…

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

For humans create the thoughts they govern / And into pits one falls / Going through wrong doors.

when a child first walks

When a child first walks in sunlight / And mingles under leaves / When they spot a silver cobweb / Silken threads, a spider’s weave&#…

Common Thread

Every now and then, nature unlocks things within that you thought were sealed up forever, it works it’s way into our souls, like a he…

My Broken Spirit Limps

My Broken Spirit Limps / An elegy or lament by Karin Taylor after the loss of Basil (my beautiful cat) / 18 March 2014 / My broken spirit l…

he should have been an artist

i wonder now that you are gone / did you in silence hate your life / prevented as you were / by chains of obligation

discovery

Perhaps the greatest joy of all in life is ‘discovery’. The realisation that one does not know everything, in my particular ca…

A Ramble I Wrote (i)

A Ramble I Wrote (i) / by Karin Taylor / At least once a day I am swimming in the debri / of my mind’s shattered splintered thoughts…

Spiritual Artist

before the creation… / the atunement / entering gentle / streams of inspiration… / knowing bright / minds guiding / colour and …

Sound Cloud 9

A look of love powered from above, / Fills the void of annihilation with love! / She is the unimaginable gem! / An alien diamond in sunl…

2sides

The Outside / You see / The tough , hard headed , Athlete / Who you think looks forward to nothing / Cares only about his social…

Words For Any Artist

flowing… / a long river / will quietly go on… / a new life / can slowly grow / the essence of / “go with the flow” / leave behi…

Savoir-faire

Savoir-faire / written work by Karin Taylor / Copyright Karin Tayor Nov 2013 / In all my torment / the birds still tweet their song / the c…

Deepest of Deeps

A bit of a song/poem thingy I wrote today…inspired by Bliss n Eso – The Sea is Rising / Deepest of Deeps by Karin Taylor / Copyright Karin …

Like Gold

Like Gold / By Karin Taylor / Copyright Karin Taylor / Been thinking about the system / the idea of religion / The purification of souls / …

Lizard Swimming

A rather rare sight for me, to see a lizard swimming, probably an Eastern Water Dragon. The poem is an expression of seeing this happen at…

Heartbeat of Life’s Concerto

Heartbeat of Life’s Concerto / copyright Karin Taylor Nov 2013 / I don’t know whether it was the owls sleeping / or the blue j…

The Currency of Wisdom

Often….nay, very often :) movies inspire me. They inspire me to sometimes make improvements to my life. Often I am challenged by th…

Artist Passion

(For my father, Artist Passion) / You came into yourself / late / a stranger / an expatriate / that searched for / home / for years / the a…

Hope and Despair

Hope and Despair / copyright Karin Taylor 2013 / written by Karin Taylor 31 Oct 2013 / are you aware / that you widen the distance / betwee…

Punctuate my Life

Punctuate my life / Copyright Karin Taylor 2013 / Written by Karin Taylor 30 Oct 2013 / Punctuate my life / with your presence / …the…

elephant eyes

Elephant Eyes / copyright Karin Taylor 2013 / Maybe as they say / it is the end of days / we’re walking through / a haze, a maze, unf…

Patchwork and Gizzards

It’s hard not to be a little bit influenced by Halloween with all the photos up around FB lately. I don’t celebrate Halloween …

your smile

your smile by karin taylor / copyright karin taylor 2013 / …and in the evening, eeryfied / I learn the nightjar’s call / a myth…

Is Art a Luxury?

Is Art a Luxury? by Karin Taylor / Copyright Karin Taylor 2013 / Is art a luxury or is it something we cannot afford to be without? I ask…

First World Problems

First World Problems / Copyright Karin Taylor 2013 / My collar upturned I struggle forward / sheets of driving rain pelt my face / each dro…

stars, moon, black ink sky

stars, moon, black ink sky / © karin tayor 2013 / stars, moon, black ink sky / more heavenly, than apple pie / stars, moon, black ink …

Message for a friend

Message for a Friend / by Karin Taylor © / You know you’re worthwhile, / because the stars shine for you / You know you’re…

another summer

another summer / by karin taylor © / flowers float to sundrenched souls / with cheeks of petal pink / all rosied up by shining rays / …

something dies

something dies / by karin taylor © / …as I picked the rose / I was stung… / not only by the rose’s beauty / …a…

bloody good books

I am about to swear, it’s only a little lite swear…but a swear all the same, I hope you enjoy my little sweet poem: / bloody go…

this artist

This lonely artist / so sweet and longing / this artist / hoping for that special / heart that can hear / her /     &nb…

Monsters and Demons

Life—if we don’t fuck up— / how do we dare to know? / How sweet life tastes / after all of our woes? / Can you truly tell…

painted work of art …

then colors the skins / then eyes the ears / the face the nose / the glue the soul

Reynaldo

a master class artist / a grand story teller / a man of infinite imagination / a mentor and natural born teacher / a man of joie de verve …

The Butterflies still Visit

Here’s a new poem I wrote just now, while sitting outside in the sunshine, observing nature, before my daily meditation. It’s …

labour of love

To create some art, and not share it. To create some art, and keep it to oneself. To create some art, with no expectations and just hold …

This Moment

A poem I wrote this morning, which I paired with this painting, as I thought they went together :) / This Moment / by Karin Taylor © 1…

You Knew Me Not

The poem was inspired by this / poor dear dead little insect / I found today on my window sill / You Knew Me Not / by Karin Taylor © /…

With every breath

With every breath / by Karin Taylor 12 Sep 2013 © / With every breath you’re breathing in stardust, / and as you expire, you se…

Wounded Redux

If I show you my wounds, / will you show me yours? / Then will our connection be / deep enough for our healing to begin? / Will you look …

Fragile Redux

An untouchable eagle soars high above / the mountains to the heavens / powerful, majestic beauty wings outstretched / but can be dropped e…

a recipe divine

a short poem I wrote this morning while sitting out in the sunshine: / a recipe divine / by karin taylor / the sun is dripping honey / from…

my elephants

Every night while I’m sleeping, I wake to find news that my elephants (elephant prints from drawings, designs and my paintings) are …

David

David is strongest diligence and softest sweetness.

my thank you note

my thank you note / by karin taylor / it is morning after mourning / and my soul is refreshed / despite the pain that living brings / my he…

A recent revelation

A recent revelation I’ve had is that I’m a positive person who suffers at times, from debilitating anxiety and depression. Du…

I am just a ghost

my head is heavy like cement / I am barely here / hardly there / yet I am everywhere / the clock keeps ticking on / my battery is flat / I&…

Look, I’m just an artist ……

(Mature)

The Wise Wind Whispered

The Wise Wind Whispered / by Karin Taylor © / I felt myself sink into the pillow, wilting like a flower who’s face once turned t…

just the girl on a poster

something I wrote today / trying to express my feelings… / just a girl on a poster / by karin taylor © July 2013 / life has over…

cycle of abuse

All I can do is mourn for your loss, the losses you have sustained are so deep and so profound, they will affect you forever. You don̵…

Lost soul

Life takes twists and turns, some we’re ready for, others we are not. The shock and surprise that discovery brings with it can disrup…

what makes you beautiful…?

UPDATE: / Recording of “What Makes you Beautiful” music, guitar/vocals Don Taylor/ words by Karin Taylor http://www.redbubble.c…

An Artist Against the Arts

Hundreds of poems have flown from my chest / And yet I cannot pinpoint a single one as “the best” / Or any that make me feel relatively at …

would you still love me…

Would you still love me? / by Karin Taylor / Would you still love me / if I was a cat who had outstayed / his welcome and eaten a rat? / Wo…

The Aftermath of the Great War

I once lived here and broke bread with friends / That seems eons ago / The river of life now flows past these parts / And many ghostly memo…

Artist of the Month, Top Ten Winner, Permanent Fe…

Art Installation – Artist of the Month – Artists Universe / Going Home – Top Ten Winner in Colour Blue – WOmen Pain…
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