The Strix ~ Fantasy

Throughout history, art has been a way to express feelings, concerns, opinions. Nowadays, art is still used for that purpose. Art is also a way to reach out to, and, maybe even more important, to connect people. With a hidden world-war becoming a visible and very real one, art is needed again. Read our art, […]

Emotionsoflife & Mimosa Pudica: Symbolism

Last year, my dear friend Manuel and I started to write poetry together. To me he is a master with words, especially transposing feelings into beautiful lines. Always very patient with me, since English isn’t my native language and well, I can be stubborn 😉 This time Manuel suggested the topic Symbolism, forwarded me the […]

In Your Shoes – Manuel

One of my dear friends, Manuel of EmotionsofLive2016,  is starting a new project – In Your Shoes – and I already look forward to read stories of you told via his marvelous poetry! He already wrote one for me (will be published soon) and I tell you: I am going to frame it and hang […]

The Strix ~ New Year’s resolution

A whole new year ahead, for The Strix too, which means we will publish 24 compilations created by our core members. Some of us will be busy with achieving new year’s resolutions: for those occasions, we are grateful we can depend again on our art-friends. Zigyasa and Kashaf weren’t able to join us this time […]

Emotionsoflife & Mimosa Pudica: Sensual Healing

Our fourth poem we wrote together and this time we decided to step outside the box and challenge each other even more. Always a pleasure to connect and create with my friend Manuel. ~~~ Sensual Healing Wounded souls reflected by candlelight Forgotten sensations reaching a new height. Senses burning bright, Urges that tease at night. […]

The Strix ~ Winter Solstice

December, January, February. In the Netherlands, winter arrives and stay for at least these three months. Maybe you dreaded this season, like I did. The temperature falls, the days get shorter, the nights longer and the sun seems to disappear, as if she wants to hide for this dark period, just like most of us […]