yet another sun

16 August, 2009 at 9:36 pm (blue-eyed crow, work) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

swoonclr

Revisiting this one, with more colour.  This is not my usual palette and I find it changes the emphasis quite a bit.

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weggehen

1 June, 2009 at 7:28 pm (art, blue-eyed crow, poem, Uncategorized, work) (, , , , , , , , )

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I was thinking about the process of art – I love how poet Hilde Domin talks about being deeply immersed in her writing, then stepping back.  From a poem of hers:

Man muß weggehen können
und doch sein wie ein Baum:
als bliebe die Wurzel im Boden,
als zöge die Landschaft und wir ständen fest

(my not-very-poetic translation:
One must be able to go away
and yet be like a tree:
as if the roots remained in the ground,
as if the landscape moved and we stood fast)

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another sun

24 April, 2009 at 1:30 am (art, blue-eyed crow, life, pack of dogs, poem, work) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , )

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Another poem.  There has been a lot of writing in my art this year, but not much in these blog posts.

So many small disasters have occurred since December – I think that I must have offended some minor god.  Everything from a truck falling through my bridge and having to put one of my dogs down, to a key breaking in the gate lock and the kitchen tap exploding (surprisingly, I managed to fix that last for 38 cents).  Each new event happens before I’ve finished dealing with the last, leaving no time for boredom, or writing much here.

In the midst of everything else I’m looking for a place that will reproduce these pieces.

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