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by A. Keith Barton
Sunday, April 27, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Images and memories hold time still


 

Color, light, and shadow
Portray joy, hurt, and wonder
Ordinary events transformed
Captured in a millisecond
Into permanent synapses
Forever etched in tracings
 
Constrained by befores and afters
Defined and delineated by the artist
Behind the camera
Who sees what others only wish
To hold time still if for a second
To resurface later in old age
 
Landscapes, close-ups, flowers
Lightning, snow, and wrinkles
Seared by primary colors
Onto a four by six white card
Carried in purses and lockets
Wallets, albums, and memories
 
Words cannot do justice
To what the eyes see
And the mind remembers
Adds, subtracts, and abstracts
To remove reality from time
Captures only what is mine
 
 

 

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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 5/7/2008
We all see things differently. One telling a story and passing it on it ends up differently then when it started, ever play that game? BEautiful write and pictures last forever and so does our mind. **********
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/27/2008
a wonderous write! so beautiful in the depth it holds and the truth of your words
Reviewed by Deborah Munson (Reader) 4/27/2008
Words cannot do justice
To what the eyes see
And the mind remembers......

Words of wonder and truth you pen this day. Well Done, Deborah
Reviewed by blue soplain 4/27/2008
very classically pretty: both in written and visual styling [reminds me a wee of van gogh, the image]
ness
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 4/27/2008
Beautiful writing.
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 4/27/2008
This is beautiful.
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