Apotheosis

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cumulative practice
culminates
in steadfast attention
pointing skyward
looking beyond

‘Apotheosis’ is 20×20″ (51x51cm) acrylic on canvas

Directions

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here and there
to and from
around and around
strange courses
unfolding
finding
home

‘Directions’ is 24×24″ (61x61cm) acrylic on canvas

Early Spring Mountains

The mountains are slowly awakening into what will be another wild summer. This time of year is especially peaceful. The views are always fresh. They teach me everyday is a new day to learn, find meaning, and celebrate life in some way. There will always be the mystery. These pictures are from RMNP in Colorado last month.

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Crepuscule

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neither dark
nor light
both in sight
at the point
of not quite

‘Crepuscule’ is 20×20″ (51x51cm) acrylic on canvas

Crepuscule is a poetic word for twilight.  Perhaps most commonly
heard in the Theolonious Monk composition Crepuscule with Nellie

Spheres

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celestial bodies
find repose
with ancient suns
still moving
and revolving
in the dark
spaces of infinity

‘Spheres’ is 18×24″ (46x61cm) acrylic on canvas

Autumnal

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sub-conscious origins
appearing
not by choice
but through
intuition
and attention

‘Autumnal’ is 12×12″ (30x30cm) acrylic on canvas

Signals

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cryptic signs
prompting
action
communicating
nowness

‘Signals’ is 20×20″ (51x51cm) acrylic on canvas

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Inversions

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beyond good and evil
beyond love and hate
beyond all opposite

seeking nourishment
and substance
at the source

‘Inversions’ is 16×20″ (41x51cm) acrylic on canvas

Tranquility

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calm before
the storm

space between
the noise

coolness beneath
the fire

a songbird above
the crowd

‘Tanquility’ is 14×14″ (36x36cm) acrylic on canvas

Conundrum

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no answers
only ideas
feelings
transition
mystery
imagination
and wonder

‘Conundrum’ is 12×12″ (30x30cm) acrylic on canvas

Roundabout

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running around
winding through
bending along
circling upon
curving into
an open mind
turning out

‘Roundabout’ is 20×20″ (51x51cm) acrylic on canvas

Supple

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loose
moving
easy
and free

graceful
elusive
gentle
and kind

bending low
reaching high
feeling the earth
touching the sky

‘Supple’ is 11×14″ (28x36cm) acrylic on canvas

(with frame)

Introspection

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in-looking
watching the watcher
searching the soul

out-looking
observing the heart
making it whole

‘Introspection’ is 12×12″ (30x30cm) acrylic on canvas

Transformation

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revitalize
reinvent
make a change
re-arrange

a metamorphosis
rough to smooth
dull to fine
night to day
dreams into reality

‘Transformation’ is 18×24″ (46x61cm) acrylic on canvas

Conjunction

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unique points
reflecting
concordant
converging
at the junction
in the function
of occurring
simultaneously
from different places
found the same

‘Conjunction’ is 20×20″ (51x51cm) acrylic on canvas