Feather 3

Feather 3

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.”
–Emily Dickinson

The Barrier

The Barrier

“I’m woven in a fantasy,
I can’t believe the things I see
The path that I have chosen now has led me to a wall…
…It rises now before me,
A dark and silent barrier between,
All I am, and all that I would ever want to be”
–from “The Wall” by Kerry Livgren and Steve Walsh

Shadow Leaves

Shadow Leaves

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”
— Buddha

The Wall

The Wall

“I’m woven in a fantasy, I can’t believe the things I see.
The path that I have chosen now has led me to a wall.
And with each passing day I feel a little more like something dear was lost”
–from The Wall by Kerry Livgren/Steve Walsh of Kansas.

Spring Flower

Spring Flower

“To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.”
— William Blake

An empty bench at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. January 27, 2017 Copyright 2017 Scott Norris Photography scottnorrisphotography.com

A Place to Sit 3

“Inspiration is highly overrated. If you sit around and wait for the clouds to part, it’s not liable to ever happen. More often than not, work is salvation.”
–Chuck Close

Lines on Paper

Lines on Paper

While trying (and failing) to create some sort of folded/creased sculptures, I happily discovered this composition of crossing lines on one of the discarded pieces of paper.