Migraine art

Here is some of the migraine art I have made so far this year. It reminds me of a migraine poem I wrote awhile back. Shattered Blue, black, and red stars dance behind the mind Pain shatters within and breaks the world apart. What can I do but, crawl through infinity, to a new day to … Continue reading Migraine art

Art therapy: drawing

So I am still working on doing some drawing as personal art therapy. I find it an effective pain distraction as I have to be intent on my focus on what I am doing. I have been teaching myself because we do not have art therapy in our area. Some of the art I have … Continue reading Art therapy: drawing

Creativity and chronic illness

I'll start with the poem I wrote above. I wrote it about chronic pain. And I often write poetry about my experience or existence with chronic pain and illness. It gets out a lot of the emotions and frustrations. Pain, invisible illness, suffering, mental illness... these things have all inspired art. Because art is a … Continue reading Creativity and chronic illness