Sculpture Saturday #53 — Iron Tree by Ai Weiwei

This is a new challenge for me.  Susan Kelly hosts Sculpture Saturday.  Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park is full of sculpture.  My favorite sculpture there, by one of my favorite big artists,  is Iron Tree by Ai Weiwei.   Learn more about Iron Tree here.

Short Story — I Will Remember

  The Two Sisters, by Théodore Chassériau (France) 1843 They say infants don’t hold onto memories, but I did. I remember you pushing me in the stroller along a flowered path and Teddy running alongside. I remember you handing me pieces of bread and laughing as I did my best to throw them to the…

dVerse — OLN 280 — Immovable Dance and earthweal OLW

My choice of color is dictated by tact and decorum stretched by an unholy desire to be outrageous.–Wolf Kahn From seed to death through seasons growWith side to side through all they swayFrom searing heat to bitter coldFrom seed to death through seasons growIn naked shrink to rainbow showFrom greening up in sun-charged playFrom seed…

dVerse — MTB — Google Ask Poem — I am art.

  (i’m) not what you see;(i’m) bornof everything,everywhere —(your) way of survival. (i’m) fundamental;a god. (i’m) personal,relativelanguage,resistanceread aloud. (i’m a) verb, (to see)what you can get away with,(a) contagious yoga – dead dope. (i’m) just another form of screamingdead chords. (i’m) king,not always about pretty things. (i’m) pain,pointless without passion,stealingthe lie that tells the truth….

Ai Weiwei — prison is a state of mind

I was just looking at a google feature I didn’t know existed until now, Google Art and Culture. When I saw Ai Weiwei’s name I immediately had to check it out. The photo was taken at Alcatraz, the island prison off of the coast of CA. If you click on the title, it will take…

FFFC 77 — heaven on earth

My parents wanted me to be an accountant. That made me blue. Instead I dreamed of palettes across the sky. College was not to be. I hitched a ride on the star of a Gypsy and we embarked on adventures only dreamers may travel. Across time zones, continents, and oceans we found ourselves in a…