Hand to Heart

Damien Hirst was interviewed on British television a few nights ago… I was already familiar with his work and the controversy surrounding it, but I’d never really heard him talk about his own art. His words were touching:

Anything done well is art.
All art is magic. 

As I visit other poets and artists in blogland, I receive imaginal food for my soul which provides me with a sweet nurturing of my own creative nature. This, then, is a love letter to all those who kindly and courageously bare their souls and bring magic to life by offering their work into the world:

I savor your work;
your images flow through me,
transforming my heart. 

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Please visit the Friday rendezvous of the
haiku my heart community at recuerda mi corazon

11 thoughts on “Hand to Heart

  1. I love your haiku. I feel the same often as I read and see the talents of so many creative souls. yours included.
    Life is art, art is life. We just might feel it differently.

    Peace

  2. ‘Anything done well is art’ – I would say ‘anything done with heart and soul is art’ but it is without a doubt true that all art is magical. As is your post! Oh, and I have the feeling that not only the wind blows my way, but that you will be riding on it across the North Sea very soon – and we will meet… am I right?

    1. I’m hoping so, Marit. We are awaiting confirmation from the museum in Rotterdam, then will book our ferry tickets! I am looking forward to meeting you!

  3. How many times have the images we have shared over these years transformed us? This post makes me pause and drink deeply of what I often take for granted, your hands in this mandala gesture and how much you are a muse and stability in my life… it means the world to me, this savoring of your heart and art… XO

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