Erasure

Erasure

Artwork: © Danny D 2017

 

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Beautiful Davy, thoughts of many faded canvases cross my mind this morning and remind me of the one still as bright & beautiful as the day I first looked.
Thank you

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    I am glad to have provided that thought Nigel and thank you for the kind feedback. This is the first collaboration between me and the young un. She has started an Art course at Loughborough Uni and I photographed this whilst she was working on the piece. It just reminded me as to how many pieces of work, art, writing we create and once finished they get put to one side and never see the light of day again.

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      I did wonder about the picture, I have to honestly say I was hooked by the image as much as the words. It was the picture that opened the door to my particular take on the words, a talented artist I would say.

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      She is very talented Nigel and it is wonderful to watch her work and see these paintings / drawings progress. We are looking at doing some more work together in the New Year. As with all daughters, her terms and conditions are extortionate. She will be chuffed with the feedback, so thank you.

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You really are in downbeat mode recently, Davy. Discarded attempts at being creative seem to be on your mind. But, of course, it’s the necessary lot of those who seek to create. As usual, your words and image match so well to bring out both meaning and purpose. Thank you for posting this most cogent senryu.

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Art in motion. Such fluid words coloured with aesthetic thoughts.

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Beautiful painting ….your daughter as talented as you are..

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reminds of the precious but faded Kerman carpets from Persia. lovely word texture Davy.

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What a beautiful creative painting!
And your poem touches my heart!
I’m not sure your meaning in your words, but your poem makes me think about the fact that the older I get the more invisible I feel. 😦 And I don’t want to be invisible.
(((HUGS)))

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    Thank you Carolyn and I appreciate your kind words. I took this picture whilst my daughter was doing the painting at the early stages. It made me think that as artists / writers when we work on pieces sometimes each stroke, although building the poem / artwork up is actually preparing for the end of that piece of creativity. For some pieces, when we finish, the work goes into a drawer or cupboard and never sees the light of day again. As we are building the piece we are also erasing it at the same time. If that makes sense 🙂

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      Your daughter is an amazing artist!

      Yes, that does make sense.
      That is why we should create first for ourselves…a reflection/expression of our heart, mind, etc., Creating is good therapy!
      And then if others see what we create and it helps them, then that is wonderful, too. 🙂

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      I totally agree Carolyn and thank you for the kind comments, I will pass them on to her. I am like you with the thoughts on creativity. If one other person is touched by a piece of writing/ art/ music then that is a job well done.

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Your daughter is a very talented artist. Art forms take on different meanings for and from different people and her artistic talent is as outstanding as yours.

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Beautiful drawing with a thoughtful and pensive face. Your poem is true in so many ways. Even though many painted and written works disappear with time they still fulfilled a dream when they were made.
My computer has so many poems and I have no idea if they will be seen. I also paint but keep them at home, some hang on the wall.:)
All I can say that they were true in their conception.
Thanks Davy
miriam

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    Thank you for this insightful comment Miriam and it has got me thinking even further on this. You read of artists / writers spending years on a piece of work and it makes you wonder at what point does the end come. Is is tiredness, frustration or the Eureka moment when they say, “that’s it.”? I think it is along the lines that Carolyn stated when she said, we must satisfy ourselves first. You have added another layer about the truth in their conception. A very interesting subject.

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The sadness of this poem really hits home with that perfect picture! Your daughter is very talented. God bless.

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