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A Piece of the World

She also finished A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline recently.

Fun fact: the painting above by Andrew Wyeth was part of the inspiration for the novel, and Andrew’s father – N. 49 more words



Where: New York City

I couldn’t visit New York without visiting MoMA, and though surrounded by people wearing impressive bits of clothing and jewellery that might be described as ‘architectural’ or even ‘challenging’, I didn’t feel too out of place, and had a really lovely time. 104 more words


50 Books for 2018

Book Number 2

A Piece of the World


 Christina Baker Kline

I enjoy books about artists and their art so was eager to read about Christina Olson, the subject of… 321 more words

Creation or Copy

I have been contemplating a question. Which is greater, an artist who creates his own image or one who copies from another? To do this I have been looking at two oil paintings in my collection. 236 more words

Oil Paintings


Forge anew rays from chains, a suit of nettle bear- For Christina won’t rise to run home. Pink frills ruffling as she shifts from fenceline to home’s cadence- Mississippi mud drying in her hands. 131 more words

It's Possible

“With very great paintings it’s possible to know them deeply, inhabit them almost.”

—Donna Tartt

Christina’s World by Andrew Wyeth, 1948.


It's You

I wish I could take you close;
Hold you in my arms.
I would whisper 
That you're better than other girls.

When it shines, I just want you. 201 more words