Happy Rhythm Collaboration Christy Birmingham and Jolie Buchanan

Happy Rhythm


Christy Birmingham and Jolie Buchanan

Happy Rhythm Collaboration Christy Birmingham and Jolie Buchanan

Take me away to a place that hums with
The same confidence that streams through me, running
From my toes to my wavy hair. I am searching,
And the track is one that has a finish line, I know, yet
I am not close enough to see it.

Take care you, for you are on the same journey,
Only you are a few paces behind me and your mascara is
Streaming down your cheeks.
Take the time to reset and replay the song that moves
Your bones in a happy rhythm.

I will find that place to call home soon – I think the
Chimney there is full of calm and my feet are full of
The warmth I desire when I open that front door.
How is it that the sun is shining and
No one around me understands the questions I am asking?
I will get there soon, and so will your wet cheeks.

©2014 Christy Birmingham

Cheers To Creating!


Christy Birmingham is a poet, author and freelance writer in British Columbia, Canada. Her debut poetry collection Pathways to Illumination is available exclusively at Redmund Productions. If you haven’t been by her blog Poetic Parfait, yet, check it out. You can also find Christy on Twitter

Jolie Buchanan is a mixed media artist and graduate student; Connect with her on the Jolie B Studios facebook page, twitter, or Google +.

9 thoughts on “Happy Rhythm Collaboration Christy Birmingham and Jolie Buchanan”

  1. What a wonderful piece of work! What I love about this collaboration is that either part of this work is outstanding on its own, but the combination is absolutely breathtaking! I love the creative challenge of this collaboration, and I am selfish enough to hope that there will be more to come! Awesome job!

  2. Wonderful collabaration of art and poems, and sorry about the spell check spell checker not working here lol.. due to copyright..
    Lovely art work.. Jolie and wonderful poem Christy…

    Best wishes to you both for 2014..

    Blessings a friend of Christy’s

    Sue xox

  3. Thanks again Jolie for suggesting we pair up for this project! You are a dear to highlight my work here and your friendship is wonderful to have. Thumbs up for the smiles! 🙂

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