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in Bergen

– spending my morning mulling over:

Musée des Beaux Arts

by W.H. Auden

About suffering they were never wrong,
The Old Masters: how well they understood…

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An Old Man's Tale

La Costa by Scott Mitchell

Who will pay attention to this old man’s tale?
The iguanas? The wind? The clouds? Strangers?
I’ve lived and now have lessons to share… 81 more words


ekphrasis: Basquiat - i

“A Panel of Experts”, 1982

Part of a series of ekphrastic poetry, from my visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario’s recent exhibition – Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now’s the Time… 138 more words


The Colors of Time

Unknown title and artist.

My eyes have seen more than you can imagine. The lingering and quick pain, the suffering , the showers of blood, dusty clouds, days turning to night and night to a black hole; a portal. 149 more words


What is it?

Soul Mates by WAK

I am the embodiment of wonders
An exaltation of the purest air
He who looks contemplates my dancing colors
He who approaches, infuses the charm of an aroma’s flair… 76 more words



Painting By Salvator Ciacco

I sink into a bundle of joy each time I come across a painting that robs my attention. This piece took a hold of me by its simplicity and familiarity. 195 more words


Ekphrastic Tuesday - I'm Dancing As Fast As I Can - Schapiro

It is my great pleasure to present the first of two posts featuring the spring collaboration between Ms. Kerfe Roig and myself. We’ve collaborated before on art and poetry (for examples, I recommend this one and this one), and for those we used the poems as the starting point.  187 more words