Friday, February 24, 2023

Inspired by Art

 Outside the Dayton Art Institute, stands "Pathway," by John Safer, always reaching skyward with energy and beauty, and looking different in every season and from every angle. It draws the eye up and the mind in.

Here is a closeup I took on one visit last year:

The lower part seems to blur the sharp architecture of the building, while the upper part seems almost transparent.  Here's where that combination took my imagination:

This is an Ekphrastic poem. Poetry inspired by art is called Ekphrastic.