Embracing the world with positive creativity since Sept 2007.
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“There is movement in the shadow of a sun that is old now. There, just there. Coming from the rim of the world.”
Toni Morrison, Family and History
The black and white photo shows you seated
in a wooden chair on the porch of a cabin
built likely by slaves, later inhabited by you:
Black American Woman Elsie Mary Bell Griffin.
One side of the image is shadowed
(“Day Surrendering Unto Night” artwork by Sheila Wolk )
“It was a savage scene, and we stayed there for a long time, watching life feed on itself, the silence interrupted only by the crack of bone or the rush of wind, or the hard thump of a vulture’s wings as it strained to lift itself into the current, until it finally found the…
“I am seduced and bamboozled,
made discombulate by metaphors…”
--from Seized by the Perils of Poetry
One of the things I like…Continue