Robert Irwin knows that if you sit, silently, on the side of a mountain for an extended period of time, things become very quiet inside; so much so, that the relationship between what is inside the body and what is outside can become confused. The Buddha called this state of awareness, enlightenment.
-text from my book Electric Blue Flowers; image, Weave (shadows), 2019
Hearts and Diamonds go together
Two reds in a deck
A bride-to-be’s finger
Dew drops on redbud leaves
Honored to be reading along with ena ganguly, Zan de Parry, Arati Warrier at GrayDUCK.
Electric Blue Flowers is part of the In Focus exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum. Curated by Joshua Chuang of NY Public Library, Rebecca Senf and April Watson.
grasses and weeds
behind the back fence
an image that returns in me
shards of light
in as many as the fourth dimension
into 30 years later
their lives emerge