Persephone Abbott

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Creative Catalyst

Posted on March 30, 2014

    My eyes would love to catch sight of myself, green eyes, under the left-overs, the clientless hats still lingering behind the glass cases in the show room. The stained glass swinging door behind the counter slightly ajar but the opening doesn’t let me see behind, my nose pressed to the dusty glass, and I do so want to see what’s beyond as I do so long to stand in the store beyond the front windows, my brow languishing as the hat moulds waiting to feel once again the warm felt around them.  They intuit the beginning, the fantasy of creations that certainly will not come, locked in the lingering sentiments of the woman too old to assemble more than a daydream behind a…

On The Street

Posted on March 20, 2014

Imagine riding into town and hitching your horse to this while you make a call. Perhaps a business call, perhaps merely a social call to the lady of the house. Nonetheless, a certain level of class is expected at such an established house, the facade commands respect.


The Bee's Tour With Vinita- The Netherlands


Posted on March 10, 2014

It’s not really the best picture for a cover is it?  But for a long time it was used as the cover on a manuscript..just because we needed to conceptualize a cover. We could probably say that we rode on the coattails of the Crabeth brothers and their glorious windows in the St. Janskerk in Gouda, the inspiration for the first book “The Bee’s Tour of Gouda, Buzzing Through Vinita’s Lens.” We couldn’t leave the two artists out of the second book and they definitely are there, don’t worry. We’ve also added an artist to the second book. Upon seeing Joseph’s artwork for the new book Vinita gasped, “It’s gorgeous!”