A coffee table art and poetry collection
Creative Enigma Enterprises
Like unveiling a masterpiece, art meets poetry in this collective entitled “Skin and Soul”. It is an artistic quest for the development of self. The 11”X14” coffee table book addresses life situations from birth to death, love to loss, and obsession to possession. According to its author, “What we are is a combination of our inner conflicts and our outward experiences. Skin and Soul is a celebration of both the tragedies and victories that combined with our personal development form the beings which we eventually become. For better or for worse, it chronicles the evolution of relationships, from that 1st magical moment to the aftermath at the end. It is a vision of self love and personal reflection which seeks to touch as well as be felt. It is a vehicle which journeys into the realm of the senses, with an uncanny ability to transcend the physical and become a voyage into the emotional and the spiritual.” About growth and development, this work also features seven guest authors, whose contributions mirror the similarities in the journey of each individual being. The art collection takes the reader on a gallery journey through the emotional torrents of the author, a sensual ride that is both mentally and visually appealing, and promises to challenge you, stimulate your thinking, tug at your heart strings, draw you into its visual beauty, and leave you wondering.
When I Take Off My Clothes
When I take off my clothes, the sins I expose are mine alone,
They don’t require the decisions of others, mistakes that are madefrom my choices, I made them on my own.
When I take off my clothes, it becomes apparently clear,
the things which make me vulnerable, creates my insecurities and
causes me to experience an unrelenting fear.
When I take off my clothes, it is visible it seems,
the magic that exists in my imagination and the fantasies that fuel
what becomes my goals and dreams.
When I take off my clothes, what is obvious as well,
is the truth about just who I am, and secrets that only I would
know unless I chose to tell.
When I take off my clothes, it is evident to those who see,
that my concern is for both what I think, and for what others
might think of me.
When I take off my clothes, it can also be seen,
the definition of that which caused me to be who I am,
and what that might actually mean.
When I take off my clothes, I hope that what is shown,
is beauty, creativity, faith in what I believe, wisdom from what I
have learned, and love from those I have known.
We take our clothes off daily, what we reveal when we are bare,
might be a spectacle so bizarre it might cause others naked to stare,
or be noticeable when we are nude how much we do or don’t care.
It shows unconcealed what we are willing to risk, to give, or to dare,
unclothed, our honesty and diplomacy shows, also our ability to be fair,
When we take off our clothes who we are can be seen, no matter what we WEAR.