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At dVerse Laura is hosting Poetics with an invitation to write in response to painting titles. Of the five title choices I chose the first: “A Painter Without A Brush” by Gerhard Richter (2019)
“Many painters are afraid of the blank canvas, but the blank canvas is afraid of the painter who dares and who has broken the spell of ‘you can’t’ once and for all.’ ” Vincent Van Gogh
The Canvas The canvas stared at him long, taunting him, daring him to move sans brush upon its surface, he stared back smilingly happy, slowly he undressed and rolled up his shirt and soaked it in paint, and frenzied it across the silent canvas, all at once, fingers, arms, legs, with every inch of body, he kissed and caressed that canvas with a language of colour rarely…
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Linda is the host of One Liner Wednesday
Today, Linda has stated that she will abstain from using social media in the evenings for a week. I found something about social media too;
A fixation with connecting with ‘friends’ online comes with the risk of disconnection with friends waiting for you to be present in the offline world.
No one knows youself better than you. In order to be able to make honest connection and real relationships, you need to love the flawed and imperfect person you are, because the people who actually…
She shines like the sun, bright and beautiful, but deadly to look to closely to,
Glowing in the dim lighting, as fragile as the problems of the world,
Waiting to be exploited and mocked for a false sense of gain.
Yet you are drawn to her out of a familiarity I can’t grasp,
With a need I cannot begin to understand.
They say the hearts of young lovers are yet to be understood,
That poets and artists cannot capture the beauty of something so unearthly.
But all they need is to look at her, and they will understand the unnatural appeal.
She is a beauty I can never hope to be,
And I sink into the shadows because my shine cannot compare.
I want a love that is able to move mountains and shatter hearts,
But love is too much of a bitch to ever intentionally cause that kind of…
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