"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:

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

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  2. I can feel the foggy silence now! Nice.

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  3. I like that phrase, too. excellent.

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

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

    JJRod'z

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

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  7. 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...

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  8. Firm and solid - makes a terrific caption.

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  9. Simple and true Kathe!! :-)

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

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

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  12. Loved the foggy silence- so apt...

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

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  14. I have to agree with Anna - small and perfect

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