Bottles in the Sea | Poem by David Michael Jackson

Florida Beach Sea Oats Pastel landscape by Justyna Kostkowka. Buy Justyna’s pastel art at Etsy

Oh one who passes messages by bottles in the sea
Can you see me?
Can you hear me?
Oh one who passes dreams across the wind
Can you see me?
Can you hear me?
Maybe yes in the morning and
no in the afternoon
and maybe tonight
we will ride the wind.

These are bottles in the sea,
sealed by small hands of children
too young or too old
to struggle with answers or questions.

May we all still be young enough
to roll our message into the bottle.
May we all be careful with the sealing.
May we have enough faith
to throw it with all our might.

Oh one who passes messages by bottles in the sea
Can you hear me?
Can you see me?
Oh one who passes dreams across the wind
Can you see me?
Can you hear me?
Maybe yes in the morning and
no in the afternoon
and maybe tonight
we will ride the wind.

Messages in Bottles in the Sea Copyright © 2000 by David Michael Jackson, Originally published here
All rights reserved

Waterfall Painting

36″ x 48″ Oil on Belgium Linen…in process
To see a full screen image go to the artist’s page https://modernartby.com/d-m-jackson/works-in-process/

The artist is earth and water
falling with a blue mist,
with mist people.
The poet is earth and water
and the earth and water
are poets and artists
reading their lines and
showing their images
to the mist people
to the observers.

The earth writes these plays
to be read
to be seen
The birds sing to be heard
by only those with ears,
hearing only those sounds from here
seeing only those colors from here
on this earth.

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The Hairbrush Poem

Where is the hairbrush
where are the keys
where is my heart
my soul
my yearning for a soul
Where is the hairbrush
keeper of lost hairs
clinging to the bristles
with my dna
the proof that I was here
now
in this moment
with only you to read me
meandering on about my hairbrush
meandering on about life
as an observer
an imperfect camera.
The tree falls in the forest
without a sound
The hairbrush does not exist now
It will exist for a moment
when I find it.
It is in the other room
which doesn’t exist now
but will spring to life
when I enter
looking for the
hairbrush.


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Carter Jackson Art

Carter Jackson Art

Art by Carter Jackson.
Carter Jackson is a young emerging artist from Clarksville, Tennessee. This abstract piece is his first offering to Artvilla. It shows remarkable use of color and expression. The use of complimentary colors is both correct and natural. Abstract pieces are hard to name because the meaning is up to the observer. Abstract artists display the emotion of the moment.

Don’t Fall Off the Edge of Love | Poem by Jools Elphick


The Edge of Love

Don’t fall
off the
Edge of Love

Take the Money
Take the Time
Take the Piss

Don’t Fall
off the
Edge of Love

No Sleep or
Bad Sleep
Chaotic Thought

Don’t Fall
off the
Edge of Love

Organize
Fraternize
Real-ize

Flow
From
The Centre

Enveloped
in
Love

You won’t

Fall off
The Edge
of Love

c Jools Elphick (2016)

Music by D M Jackson