The book is available! Color Me With Hugs!

Cover Color Me With Hugs by Doodleslice

Color Me With Hugs is my first book!

It took me two years to put together this whimsical collection of 44 poems paired with 44 drawings.

The words and images are playful, and evocative of childhood, but this coloring + poetry book is intended to delight adults and children alike.

The book is brimming with animals, people, picnics, unicorns, turtles, love, umbrellas, giraffes, elephants, flying saucers, rabbits, and astronauts — in fact some of the rabbits are astronauts!

It is a book of light and lyrical poems. Some evoke a sense of wonder, some tell a story, others simply indulge in the pleasures of magical nonsense.

It is my hope that grown ups and kids can both find something to cherish in these pages filled with joy and love.

The book is available now on Amazon and select locations around Atlanta.

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Reel Certain days make you wish you were a kid with a kite And all the string in the world Running Squinting upwards Watching your cares bob and climb Stall and climb Ripple and climb Rising and diminishing In endless blue Each gust Each tug on the reel An invitation to soar ___ 2021-10-18 By Doodleslice #poem #poetry #poetrycommunity #kite

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Where are the smiles Where are the smiles that sweep away the fog? Banishing silver tears and mildewed memories A blossom of light cascading from the laughter Echoing with bright brass vibrations Carefree eyes closed long ago Hushed by years of earthy sleep An envelope of stillness Soundless in shrouds And lost on pale lips ___ 2021-10-16 By Doodleslice #poem #poetry #poetsofinstagram #lament #mourning #smiles #loss

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An Autumn Fantasy #art #digitalart #digitalpainting #abstractart #fall #autumn #doodleslice #leaves #fallcolors #changeofseasons

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A bun and his mummy #art #cartoon #mummy #mummies #bunny #rabbit #bunnies #rabbits #monster #spooky #halloween #doodleslice

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Daddy was a Mummy Daddy was a mummy Wrapped in linens, head to toe Junior thought it funny How he groaned and walked so slow All the other kids’ pops Would play softball and drink beer But they would call the cops When the mummy shuffled near “A monster!” They would shout With venom in their voices Because he walked about In his grave clothing choices Three thousand years or more He has rocked this sense of style Never thinking they’d abhor Royal fashions of the Nile Now I ask a query Who are the monsters truly? Mummies, dressed so scary Or men who shout unruly? ___ 2021-10-13 By Doodleslice #poem #poetry #poetrycommunity #monster #mummy #doodleslice #halloweenpoems

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The Vibrant Hermit #art #digitalpainting #doodleslice #vibrant #trippy #psychedelic

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