The Strix ~ The End

The Strix started as a group of seven talented bloggers who came together to stand as one big happy family. The unconditional love within this group is endless, as much as it is powerful. However, members of a family are each unique individuals and need to be able to follow their own paths; follow their hearts […]

The Strix ~ Mental Illness

This month’s topic is Mental Illness, choice of Kashaf. As always, The Strix brings you different perspectives via Expression Crossing Continents. Kashaf, John, Manuel and our newest member Eric created pieces of art with the topic in mind. ******************************************************************* Shook! Those sweaty hands trembled as I started typing to release the rest of the stress […]

Emotionsoflife & Mimosa Pudica: New Plot

New Plot Conception of division Origin of a king Gods inflicting the incision Mankind is feeling the sting. The reign of thought Dethrones that of time Took a long time But there is a new plot. Questions started to ascend Gods may never have existed While values began to amend Historical facts got twisted The […]

The Strix ~ Family

We human beings thrive better as part of a family by nature and nowadays a family can consist of just one person, a couple (regardless the gender), with or without children. Blood is thicker than water is said, when it comes down to family. Is it? The statistics regarding divorces, incest, domestic abuse, child abuse […]

Emotionsoflife & Mimosa Pudica: Tree

Tree   Leaning against you with closed eyes Trying to absorb your strength and energy Looking up, sensing an umbrella of comfort Wishing I could be just as wise In silence you speak to my soul Such deep introspection that I have never known Calm and collective everything becomes Can feel your pure energy in […]

Emotionsoflife & Mimosa Pudica: Conversation at a distance: Reflection

Together with my dear friend Manuel created this piece in which we share another conversation with you, dear reader. Again an example of how important connecting, reaching out, can be. Thank you Manuel for writing together with me this inspiring poem. ~~~ Reflection Is it time to go yet? What kinds of questions do I ask!!! […]