the haiku and photography Wonderland


Inspired by the Zen simplicity of the

Japanese culture, The Black Ink Cat

blends meditative poetry with inspiring photographs to transport you to a world of pondering thoughts, musings and reflections seen through the lens of Ester Caty Young, artist, mystic and writer.


By marrying art with spirituality via poetic 
and visual mediums, she aims to encourage readers to explore the vast Wonderland

of the World and to delight in the simple abundance and wondrous beauty

in all it has to offer.

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extraordinary memoir of one ordinary woman


An extraordinary tale by any measure, 

At Last I am Free is a moving story 

of Ester’s life, from the harsh realities

of the Communist-era in the Czech Republic coupled with decades of chaos, abuse, 

and unspeakable tragedies at home, yet, 

her life story in its complicated entirety 

became something entirely different 

from its unimaginable roots.


Ester's determination in believing 

that she deserves a better life for herself 

along with her faith creates a strong 

endurance and survival against all odds. 


It comes about epic full of emotions, 

which noted how apparent trifles and the acts 

of divine intervention can change the course 

of one's life and alter the cause of tragedy.