“Art is literacy of the heart” Elliot Eisner / “Arte não é pureza; é purificação, não é liberdade; é libertação.” Clarice Lispector

domingo, 20 de outubro de 2013

Song of the Flower

Song of The Flower

I am a kind word uttered and repeated

By the voice of Nature;
I am a star fallen from the
Blue tent upon the green carpet.
I am the daughter of the elements
With whom Winter conceived;
To whom Spring gave birth; I was
Reared in the lap of Summer and I
Slept in the bed of Autumn.

At dawn I unite with the breeze

To announce the coming of light;
At eventide I join the birds
In bidding the light farewell.

The plains are decorated with

My beautiful colors, and the air
Is scented with my fragrance.

As I embrace Slumber the eyes of

Night watch over me, and as I
Awaken I stare at the sun, which is
The only eye of the day.

I drink dew for wine, and hearken to

The voices of the birds, and dance
To the rhythmic swaying of the grass.

I am the lover’s gift; I am the wedding wreath;

I am the memory of a moment of happiness;
I am the last gift of the living to the dead;
I am a part of joy and a part of sorrow.

But I look up high to see only the light,

And never look down to see my shadow.
This is wisdom which man must learn.

- Khalil Gibran

For Take a Word - Orange

Poetic Postcards
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10 comentários:

  1. What a beautifully romantic collage! She looks so beautiful holding the lovely bouquet. The poem is wonderful, too.

  2. Perfect match your art and the prose, Karla, divine piece!

  3. Wonderful background, very creative. She is gorgeous, love the collage.

  4. So beautiful - picture and text. :-) Well done!!!

  5. Hello Karla! Your picture is exquisite. I love the way you have designed it so beautifully. The poem is beautiful too. The poet is responsible for a wonderful collection of poems and quotes. I love his work.

  6. This is enchanting, Karla. That is an amazing orange surface you have created either side.

  7. Such a beautiful and serene piece, Karla! I love Gibran. Thank you for sharing his beautiful words!

  8. The words and picture are gorgeous! I love his words and your picture is something special! Hugs xx

  9. Oh wow, Karla, this one blows me away. Fantastic.


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