leaves wings and other such things

we need mystery

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”
― W.B. Yeats

what would it mean to see

calla lily stems






something for the first time

captivated by something unfamiliar 
to wonder & imagine.

detail of a calla lily blossom

to embrace mystery
&  “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
― Marcus Aurelius

illustration of mermaid in awe of something unfamiliarthis desire for depth in life, is my wish for 2013.

Posted on by stanislawa in toes&nose, twigs&blossoms

About the author


i am a hand-drawn line. an illustrator & designer who is curious about flora, fauna, human creatures, & glyphs.

2 Responses to we need mystery

  1. Jo Ann B

    Beautiful, Stanis…your quotes and drawings are so inspirational!

    • stanislawa

      thanks as always jo ann.


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