"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." ~Pablo Picasso~ ART, Theater/Film, Photography, Fashion, Love and not least, Writing (Makes me vulnerable and keeps me human.) Books: Anything by Rumi, The Bohemian Manifesto, by Laura Stover, Like Water for Chocolate, A day late and a dollar short, The coldest winter ever, poetry by Maya Angelou, anything by Terry McMillan, anything by Emily Dickinson, or Sylvia Path. Rumi, Agatha Christie (A Mouse Trap, and other plays), William Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet, Merchant of Venice, etc) Love's Fire (A play on seven of Shakespeare's Sonnets), The Sonnets, Harold Pinter's Plays. Proof, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, The Scarlet Letter, Rain's Gold, books about painters, like Monet and Salvador Dali, etc. I love All types of music. Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, Rock, World Music, Old School Jazz, Opera, Broadway, this is just a small small list of a huge eccentric list of artists that I really really enjoy there are to many Artists of inspiration to even name.