"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Magpie 94 or Respite

Lunch, George Tooker, 1964, Columbus Museum of Art


Foggy silence

While feeding the hunger

Quiet respite

19 comments:

The Cello Strings said...

complete and simple.
well done.

Rinkly Rimes said...

'Foggy silence'.....what a great phrase.

Marilyn said...

I really like this.

Everyday Goddess said...

I can feel the foggy silence now! Nice.

anthonynorth said...

I like that phrase, too. excellent.

thingy said...

I really like the last line. Seems a gentler image for it. : )

Tess Kincaid said...

Nice!

Jacqui Binford-Bell said...

Very nice.

JJ Roa Rodriguez said...

its enough to make a story, eight wonderful words... love it!

JJRod'z

Helen said...

Having worked in shelters, I know how true your Magpie words ring ....

Brian Miller said...

sat in that room before where the onl.y sound is eating...like helen said a shelter...but let them get a full belly and they will talk your ear off if you let them...

Tumblewords: said...

Firm and solid - makes a terrific caption.

Carrie Burtt said...

Simple and true Kathe!! :-)

Lyn said...

I feel as if I must tip-toe here..you say so much..

ninotaziz said...

Good stuff, Kathe. Really captures the spirit of the picture.

Trellissimo said...

Loved the foggy silence- so apt...

Martin said...

I've experienced some of those foggy silences, too.

HyperCRYPTICal said...

Excellnt!

Anna :o]

Isabel Doyle said...

I have to agree with Anna - small and perfect