Author Archives: Melanie Dawn

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By Your Side

“I would be a kapok tree by your sideStanding with youboth of us shaped like trees.Our roots hold hands underground,Our leaves touch in the clouds.As a gust of wind passes byWe salute each otherAnd not a soulUnderstands our language.” Shu … Continue reading

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Harmonic Convergence

Christopher Janney’s Harmonic Convergence, an interactive public art project integrated into the MIA Mover Station at Miami International Airport, was one of the projects recognized by the Americans for the Arts’ Public Art 2012 Year in Review. Miami International Airport

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Life is Short. Eat Ice Cream.

Dasher & Crank is a craft ice cream shop located in the heart of Wynwood. All of our artisan flavors are made in-house from scratch using local and premium ingredients. Making everything in small-batches allows us to be creative and … Continue reading

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Turkey Vultures in Downtown Miami

Part of me is noting the shallow V of the wings, the dihedral position that distinguishes the Turkey Vulture, even from miles away. Part of me is wondering what great dead animal this flock was settled upon a few minutes … Continue reading