Monday in August, oil, 5 x 7"
Naomi Shihab Nye defines the word “contemplation” as a long, loving look. Lately I have been hearing a lot about ideas calling upon creatives to bring them into being. An idea might arrive all of a piece, as Naomi’s poem “Kindness” did for her, but most require contemplation. Meditation. Seeing. A long, loving look.