Starry Visions

Starry Visions

I sieved the stars
Through my fingers
They fell on the ground
Now, sparkling dust!
The mist from my eyes
Mingled in the glass
The shimmer flowed
Into oceans and seas
Luminescence washed
To the silver beach,
I picked up the shards
Of the broken stars.
One with the sand
By the shores I stand
Crystal dreams in my hand
I clutch them to the bosom,
The roaring skies demand
The glitter be returned
For they carry visions,
Of a thousand Earths!

The Art and the Anguished

Loving Vincent
Loving Vincent, the movie, 2017

When a piece of art is made with utmost dedication and love, it becomes breathtakingly and painfully beautiful. It lingers like a fragrance, an enchantment of the senses, a spell dominating the spirit, leaving the soul craving for more. I recently saw such a tribute of utmost adoration and I cannot get over the loveliness and the depth of what I witnessed.

Loving Vincent,  the 2017 movie is an ambitious and brilliant depiction of the life, hope, struggle, and penultimate despair of the great painter, Vincent van Gogh. The motion picture illustrates the story of the painter in animated oil paintings – 853 paintings rendered in a modern artistic style by a team of 125 artists from around the globe.

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