Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Art




I am comforted
by the sky's indifference --
art for art's sake


©Mary Lee Hahn, 2015






11 comments:

  1. So beautiful, both the photo and the poem. I am also comforted by the "indifference" of the natural world, the beauty that just arrives because...well, that's the way the day ends and starts, wrapped in beauty. Thank you!

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    1. Steve, your reply to Mary Lee's poem is lovely-"wrapped in beauty".

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  2. I've been playing around with short tanka (obviously), trying to work on the hinge, or pivot point -- in this case, connecting human and natural.

    December
    clouds race dark from
    the north
    your smile
    a barrel stove

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    1. I would love to see an image that reflects your thoughts, Steve. Clouds race dark - what I see in the morning rush out here.

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    2. Thank goodness for the "barrel stoves" in our lives!

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  3. I don't think I will ever look at another sunset or sunrise without thinking of your poem. I would love to have this framed and on my wall.

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  4. Mary Lee, your perspective on natural beauty is a tribute to the majesty of nature. I especially like the last line of the poem.

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  5. Mary Lee, I wrote an early morning poem and a shoutout to what you have built at Poetrepository. Thank you.
    http://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/2015/12/morning-thought.html

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    1. Thanks, Carol! Glad you are joining us!

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  6. Better late than never, right?

    "Widow's Mite"

    Donation, twelve cents,
    clutched in torn Tinkerbell purse,
    She possesses great wealth.

    (c) Carol Wilcox, 2015

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    1. Ah, this has such a feeling of memory (and time) to my ears. Thank you!

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