Featured Artist Tiffany Arp Daleo – “the lost season”

Artwork by Tiffany Arp Daleo, “The Lost Season”

“The lost season,” poem by Joni caggiano

wings of fall flew by with time, still no budding note
her hues and tints on palette lay orange and red
no painting of leaves or merging bodies in their bed

stark white, her winter attire majestic, a birch retelling
their summer of dancing keys and shades in blue
by the fire, her heart aching, amid rapt thoughts of you

brave, a warrior epochs ago, craving a mere taste of him
winter falls, riding a horse, without omen stopping by
logs on the fire, a missing season, a lonesome woeful sigh

Tiffany arp Daleo’s bio

Tiffany Arp Daleo is a mixed media intuitive abstract artist who draws inspiration from the cosmic energy around her. Using art as therapy to work through a traumatic past, Tiffany reuses and recycles materials to create her unique whimsically bohemian style of abstract art. 

To view more of Tiffany’s beautiful artwork visit https://tiffanyarpdaleo.com/

95 thoughts on “Featured Artist Tiffany Arp Daleo – “the lost season”

  1. Oh, Joni, I absolutely love this!!!! So beautiful! Thank you so much for this little collaboration, it is a real honor that you chose to work with me on this, you are such an amazing writer and poet, I’m just thrilled! 🥰😊🙏💕

    1. Tiffany, your sweetheart, thank you for all the sweet things you said in this lovely message. Sometimes these messages do not make it to where they should and I am so sorry that ten messages did not. You were so fun to work with and I was so inspired by your artwork as you know I wanted to write a poem for two of your pieces. It was sweet of you to give me three new art pieces to choose but it wasn’t easy. Thank you so much for all the things you said about me and I had a blast. Sending you my love. I will talk to you soon. Love you Joni xoxoxox

      1. You were blowing up the airways sweetie. Thank you so much for going in and liking all my news post. You are such a sweetheart. I am glad you enjoyed this post. Tiffany is a really nice artist. I really enjoyed this. I love you sweetie. You take care. ❤️🤗💕😘 let’s talk soon. Give the fairies a kiss for me. 🧚‍♀️🧚🏻🧚‍♀️🧚🏻

    1. Thank you Tim so much. Tiffany has a truly unique style and I love the way she uses recycled material in her paintings. Thank you for your kind comment. Her work is lovely and I wanted to write something to go with a piece. She sent three and it was hard to pick because I liked them all. You two have a great day down at the Rio Grande. Big hugs 🤗 Joni

  2. Beautiful, dear Joni. I get much longing, and loneliness, yet also hope in your lovely verses; and the artwork is divine. Beautiful all around, my friend. Sending you love and many hugs. xoxoxo

    1. Thank you so much for reading Jeff I do appreciate it so much. I am glad you like Tiffany’s beautiful painting too.

      You are right about the longing. Often my tender heart is affected by things that happened long ago.
      Your comments always lift my heart though Jeff. I hope you have a wonderful day and be sure to check out Tiffany’s site. She is a really good photographer as well. Thank you for the love and hugs and sending more back. 🤗❤️Love Joni

      1. You’re most welcome, dear Joni. That’s a lovely comment and compliment. I’m honored and humbled. Know that your work resonates deep within my heart. I always feel blessed to be connected to you, my friend. Thank you for the love and hugs. ❤️🥰🤗 Oh, and I’ve followed Tiffany. A wondrous artist. 🥰

      2. What a most gracious and kind comment Jeff. Your words have made my night. I am so glad that I was able to fish them out. Also, so glad you followed Tiffany as well and like her work. She is also a very interesting young woman. You are welcome for the love and hugs, and I am sending more to you Jeff. One thing about love there is no such thing as too much love my friend. xoxoxoxo Joni

      1. This comment along with ten others ended up in the wrong place. This does happen on occasion and I still don’t understand why. So sorry Jeff. You are always so kind, sorry this happened. I know Tiffany would have appreciated reading this two days ago. Thank you again. Love, Joni

    1. Thank you so much Francisco I really appreciate your kind words. We had a lot of fun and I am sure Tiffany will appreciate your thoughtful words as well. Sending you two lots of love ❤️ Joni

    1. Thank you dear Button from both of us. Thank you for your kind comment. I am glad you enjoyed Tiffany’s work and the piece. Hope your week is full of wonder and blessings. Love ❤️ honeybun 💕🤗❤️🦋💝

    1. Oh thank you so very much. I am grateful for your comment. I am sure Tiffany will be glad you liked her piece and I am delighted you liked my poem. Thanks again and have an amazing day. Hugs 🤗 Joni 🤗❤️

  3. The art and the words inspire each other. There’s a lot of pain and longing in your verses. The way you have used the seasons to convey the shifting emotions is beautiful. The art is definitely a myriad of tales. Great writing, Joni. Lovely! 🙂

    1. Thank you so much for all your kind words Terveen. They mean a lot to me. Tiffany is a talented and intriguing artist the way she weaves in recycled material into her art creates a three dimensional piece. I am delighted you enjoyed it. Congratulations on how well Masticadores India is doing. I will be catching up on my reading today. Have a beautiful week. Hugs 🤗 Joni

      1. Hello Terveen, I am sorry that I missed this sweet comment, it was not where it should have been. Thank you and you have an amazing week as well. Hugs, Joni

  4. Wowwww..! This is MARVELLOUS dear Joni..! Super glad to read your work..! Fantastic..! Now my eyes are like this 😍 after seeing your post..! Truly amazing..! Sending you love my sweetie.!🤗🤗💕✨

    1. Thank you Filarance. It is good to have you back. Tiffany is a talented artist that does mixed media which I love. Thank you for your kind comments and be sure to check out Tiffany’s work at the link provided. She is also a talented photographer. Sending love to you and best wishes. 🤗❤️🤗

      1. Wowwww..! Sure my dear, I will check out Tiffany’s work..! You’re very welcome dear..! It’s my pleasure..! Sending you love to you..!🤗❤️💕💜✨

  5. Tiffany, thank you so much for being such a lovely talented member of this community and agreeing to put one of your lovely pieces of work on my site. Thank you for also trusting me to write a poem to go with that piece. I was very touched when you named the art after one of the names for the poem. Collaborating has been a lot of fun. Sending love and a big hug. Love Joni

  6. Intriguing blends of lines and colors, words and shapes, with both mingling into the other’s work – wonderful collaboration with Tiffany, Joni! ❤️ Esp liked the resonating 2nd & 3rd line rhymes; bit of a shocker 1st stanza, then looking for it after & gladly finding it! 💕

    1. What a truly lovely comment. I am so grateful for your reading and sharing what you thought of Tiffany’s lovely artwork combined with my poem. Very thoughtful and thank you again for your kind words. Tiffany has a lovely way of weaving recycled material into her work which gives it this 3-D appearance which I just love. Have an amazing day. 🤗❤️

      1. Thank you Navin. You have been so gracious. I apologize for not visiting you more. There doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day. I am so grateful that you have so many followers now your poetry is so beautiful. I am sending you lots of love, light and peace. You have been very gracious to me. Thank you for your kind heart. ❤️🤗

      2. You’re always welcome….and please don’t worry for a moment about not visiting my blog….lots of love & hugs….have a peaceful & wonderful day, dear Joni ✨❤️💫🤗

      3. Thank you so much Navin. It isn’t that I don’t want to read your work, it’s beautiful and I read it or try to once a week. There are so many people that I want to read and you post quite a bit. I post usually once a week. I also really make an effort to like new writers that are just getting started as many people including yourself did for me when I were just getting started. I think you’re an excellent poet Navin and your writing is beautiful and gets better just like mine does the more we write. 🤗❤️💕🦋😘💝

      4. Thank you very much for your lovely words, support, kindness & love, dear Joni….I understand, so many people to read & not enough time…again, you must do what’s best for you…such that you’ve breathing space as well…I’m glad you like my writing….I like yours too & I know, you’re an amazing poet…keep expressing & shining ✨❤️💫🤗🙏

      5. This is so sweet Navin. Thank you for your love and support. You have always been a sweetheart and you are a talented poet as well. You work is great and I will be reading more. Sending you my love and prayers Navin. Bless your sweet heart. Love ❤️ Joni

    1. Thank you so very much. I love Tiffany style and was delighted when she agreed to the collaboration. Thank you so very much. Have a blessed day. ❤️🤗

    1. Thank you so very much. I appreciate your kindness. I think she is talented and I like her eclectic, bohemian style of art. Thank you so much for your comment and kindness. Have a wonderful Wednesday, Joni 🤗❤️💕🦋

    1. Thank you sweetie. I have been on your site reading your poetry. Thank you for your kind words. Tiffany is a great gal and a wonderful artist. It was really hard to pick which art piece to write about. Thank you for reading. Love ❤️ you bunches

      1. You are sooo welcome and what. fun night to hang out with you. You’re so welcome. You are so gifted and I can imagine you can write about anything. She is very gifted like you!💖

      2. Cindy you have an amazing amount of gifts and you are still surprises us all the time with something new. I have a feeling there isn’t much you can’t do once you make up your mind your going for it. I mean that with all my heart too. ❤️❤️💕💕🤗💝😘🌹

  7. We certainly win the admiration prize of seeing each others talents and I feel so blessed by yours. Thank you my brilliantly talented friend. I do hope to continue to be worthy of your admiration. Love and hugs my friend. 💖💖💖💖

    1. Thank you so much Cindy. Sweetie you are bursting at the seams with talent. You have done so much and continuing to add additional skills to your resume of life. Now poetry and you have have be published on MasticadoresUSA Yea!!!!! I think that is a wonderful thing. I will always be an admirable. Have a great Sabbath. Love you sweetie. 🤗❤️💕

      1. you are so welcome my friend. I tried to post something last night and it wouldn’t let me. I love that … resume of life.. such an entree into creation which we keep continuing to do. Thank you so much. I’m excited to have you as happy as I am about it. Thanks so much awwww and happy Sabbath to you.. love you so💖

  8. You’ve told a story in a few verses, Joni, and created a legend. Stunning. I hope all is well w/ you, dear friend. May God keep you and yours in His care. Much love, A. <3 <3 <3

    1. Thank you so much dearest Anna I appreciate your kind comment. Tiffany is a real sweetheart and a great painter. Love you dear Anna. Feeling blessed that the procedures got rid of almost all my traps and I have half the migraines I use to have. It truly is a blessing. Sending you love, prayers and hugs. 🤗❤️

      1. Thank you dear Anna. I meant to say trapezius pain. It really is a blessing, and believe me I appreciate your kind prayers my friend. Sending you love and always my prayers. ❤️❤️❤️Joni

    1. Yes, Tiffany is a very talented young artist. I had to pick from three pieces of art which one to write about. We both thank you. Hope you have an amazing day. Love ❤️ Joni

    1. Thank you Holly. You are such a sweetheart to read blogs with all the pressures on you. Tiffany did an amazing job. We had fun. ❤️🤗💕😘

    1. Thank you so much, what a kind reblog. Tiffany is a talented artist and a sweetheart of a friend. Have a blessed weekend and thanks again. ❤️🤗Joni

  9. What a beautiful meeting of two artists…the visual and the poetic! The painting has great emotion, deep feeling, wild swings between passion and sadness..Your poem captures that and mirrors your own passions and nostalgic memories. It’s a beautiful collaboration Joni, the painting feels like it speaks your words. Congratulations to you both!❤️🌹

    1. Thank you so much dear Karima. What a truly lovely comment coming from you. Tiffany has such a lovely gift and I was honored that she agreed to work with me.

      Thank you for all your kindnesses Karima. I believe in many ways we sail the same ship. God has connected me to people I would have never met and it is a true gift as are you my talented and gracious friend. ❤️🤗🌹love you, Joni

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