Posts Tagged ‘ Living ’

5 Rules to Live By During a Pandemic – The New York Times

Shapes by Ruth Stone | Mythology of Blue

In the longer view it doesn’t matter.

However, it’s that having lived, it matters.

So that every death breaks you apart.

You find yourself weeping at the door

of your own kitchen, overwhelmed by loss.

And you find yourself weeping

as you pass the homeless person

head in hands resigned on a cement

step, the wire basket on wheels right there.

Like stopped film, or a line of Vallejo,

or a sketch of the mechanics of a wing

by Leonardo. All pauses in space,

a violent compression of meaning

in an instant within the meaningless.

Even staring into the dim shapes

at the farthest edge; accepting that blur.

-Ruth Stone, “Shapes”

Mythology of Blue : In the longer view it doesn’t matter. However,….

Peter, Paul and Mary – Moments Of Soft Persuasion (Late Again – 1968)

Artist Rachel Sussman Photographs the Oldest Living Things in the World before They Vanish | Colossal

 

Antarctic Moss #0212-7B33 (5,500 years old; Elephant Island, Antarctica)

Artist Rachel Sussman Photographs the Oldest Living Things in the World before They Vanish | Colossal.

a haiga by Jan Walls