Hello, beautiful mind!
Because, you are interested in a rather subtle, beautiful, omnipresent, and yet surprisingly often overlooked aspect of our lives – Nature. And I am so happy that you are here! :)
I am Gyaneshwari Dave. The writer/poet and artist behind Pineconedream.
Day in, day out, no matter what we are after, essentially, in one way or another, aren’t we just longing for Joy, Beauty & Meaning to be present in our lives to call them fulfilled? I believe that when we start paying attention to the natural world, we discover all three of these. In their eternal, purest, and most profound forms.
Read my story.
What I Do
Nature Writings & Poetry
Effortless poise of age-old mountain peaks, joyful enthusiasm of butterflies fluttering carefree in a meadow, prayerful peace of trees, a chorus of birds singing every dawn and dusk – doesn’t everything in nature have its own, special, subtle, and discerning message for us?
I express my interpretations of the beauty, joy, and meaning of life I find in the natural world, explore our relationship with it, and, the issues of conservation – in articles & poems.
“A Word With Wilderness: Poems Inspired By American Nature” is a compilation of 32 of my nature poems, each accompanied by my illustrations. Read reviews & Find out more.
Illustration/Surface Pattern Design
There are always tiny stories happening somewhere in nature…filled with wonder and delight. My illustrations are inspired by them.
I choose to design surface patterns with my art because a surface pattern can tell the viewer these stories perpetually. I also find the process of arranging my artwork as motifs and seeing a pattern emerge slowly, truly meditative.
In the end, I love how having these patterns on everyday objects give them meaning, and make them special.
View gallery to explore some of my work.
Wisdom & Wonder From Nature
Enlightened minds have this rare ability to express the most profound, life-changing wisdom in the simplest of words. That is why I love discovering and pondering over these witty quotes, especially, quotes about living mindfully l and the way they can be related to nature.
I choose the best wisdom and/or nature quotes I come across and combine them with my nature photography to create these thought-provoking picture quotes.
If you are interested in a collaboration, or simply have something to say, ask or suggest,
please feel free to contact me.
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I realize from Gyaneshwari that there is so much good in this world, all we have to do is look and find it. As long as we can keep developing our own relationship with nature, we will all be ok. We just have to focus on it. I will gift her book to people I love.
Musician & Artist | @amritasendesigns
There is a blissful lightness to your poetry. And your sketches, such a delightful and unusual touch!. You are such a talented person! Your book proves you are a true child of the wilderness! I LOVED it!
Farmer & Airbnb Host | @debmorganshadowmnt
SO BEAUTIFUL Desktop calendars made by the beautiful Gyaneshwari Dave… Lovely, lovely artist!
Graphic Designer & Artist | @cherie_says
Inspired by “A Little More Daisy”,Gyaneshwari Dave, such an amazing poem, you are so talented!
Instagrammer | @mademoiselle_nela
Love your illustrations & poetry! I was searching for a poem about Cherry Blossoms & found you and your poetry…Can’t wait to read more!
Blogger I @tangled_vignettes
Gyaneshwari Dave, an accomplished photographer, illustrator, and author brings us beauty and messages from nature with her abundance of creativity. Pineconedream is a must-see!
Kim & Rob Martin
Jewelry Artists | @pineseyedesigns