Poems

Unspoken (A Poem by Jan Decena)

"You would think that if words were not spoken are easier to handle, You would never have to endure every syllable, every sound and each of their voices And you never know that you were being made a fool of But that is okay, right? Because you would never see those lips moving and those… Continue reading Unspoken (A Poem by Jan Decena)

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Stories - Prague Series

Prague II: These Little Broken Drawings (a Story by Jan Decena)

I stood in the middle of this calm, cold room, as if I was alone and everything was so quite despite the thunder of steps surrounding me. They were white noise, muffled, but the names that were embedded in black and in red screamed at me. My hands shook and my eyes stung. I was that… Continue reading Prague II: These Little Broken Drawings (a Story by Jan Decena)

Art and Illustration · Uncategorized

Fairy Series – Garden Fairy (A Digital Illustration by Jan Decena)

She was an elusive one, even in the smallest of spaces and the tightest of corners. Even when you look with the most powerful glasses, she still manage to evade and vanish with her brightly coloured wings in between the short grass, the pink lilies, and the tall foxgloves in your backyard. If you blink,… Continue reading Fairy Series – Garden Fairy (A Digital Illustration by Jan Decena)

Stories - Amsterdam Series

Amsterdam I: The Bloemenmarkt Cactus (A Story by Jan Decena)

Bloemenmarkt was colourful yet again with its tulips, its lilies, and its odd plants of all sorts. However, there was this little cactus, in this little spot, that Little Alma really wanted to buy. It got pretty pink flowers and was placed in a shiny pot with painted horses on them. Little Alma very much wanted… Continue reading Amsterdam I: The Bloemenmarkt Cactus (A Story by Jan Decena)

Art and Illustration · Stories - London Series

On that Bench in Hampstead Heath (A Digital Illustration by Jan Decena)

This is another sketch from my Autodesk Sketchbook, featuring the bench in Hampstead Heath and a scene from my short story, "London I: On that Bench in Hampstead Heath". It was a very quick illustration and I was just testing the pro version of the Autodesk Sketchook. So far, so good in my opinion. (Mind you,… Continue reading On that Bench in Hampstead Heath (A Digital Illustration by Jan Decena)

Stories - Prague Series

Prague I: Sun Paintings by Charles Bridge [Part 1] (A Story by Jan Decena)

Amy Bristow was often known as someone who did things by halves. So when she was pressured to go to Singapore to pursue a high-paying teaching opportunity that her own mother found for her, she instead went to Czechia to work in Human Resources for an international school. Her mother had been ambivalent about the… Continue reading Prague I: Sun Paintings by Charles Bridge [Part 1] (A Story by Jan Decena)