Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Dreaming



BIG ME

little me

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I AM

i am

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BIG MIND

small mind


"Let me be something every minute of every hour of my life.
Let me be gay; let me be sad.
Let me be cold; let me be warm.
Let me be hungry...have too much to eat.
Let me be ragged or well dressed.
Let me be sincere-be deceitful.
Let me be truthful; let me be a liar.
Let me be honorable and let me sin.
Only let me be something every blessed minute.
And when I sleep, let me dream all the time so that
not one little piece of living is ever lost."

- Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Art - colored pencil on colored paper, 2001.
Bouncing and floundering and laughing and crying...
and floating and grappling...
all in a day's work.
I have previously shared the Betty Smith quote from my favorite book,
but it was calling to me and I had to share it again.

5 comments:

  1. You might want to look at Butler and Bagman's blog today about dreams.

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  2. Wonderful. As in filled with wonder.

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  3. 'Bouncing and floundering and laughing and crying...
    and floating and grappling...
    all in a day's work.'

    quote was great, but this part took me more?! :) yeppers...

    atb

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  4. jenny - beautiful! there've been times when dreams have been front and centre, teaching, opening out, and other times when they've been mysterious, messy, closed. i love the graphic you've created. you're so very talented!!!! steven

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