September 21, 2013

Listening edit


Lately most of life has just been listening.  A little waiting too.  Life has also been posting pictures and doing the visual things that I do.  I always seem deal with great sadness’s and joys visually.

Put up a picture.  Think about it.  Maybe shed a tear or two.  I still have a photo of Delpha as Cosmo’s mom up on the office wall.  I have Marion B and Duck up on the wall near me.  I had more friends up, but the grandkids are beginning to take over.  They don’t know me from Adam, but I always keep them in my thoughts with joy and hope.

Drama is also good for a picture or two also.  The Maritime Connector has a wonderful article with the best pictures of the ruined Costa Concordia hull.  http://maritime-connector.com/news/security-and-piracy/costa-concordia-salvage-cheers-as-slime-covered-ship-is-righted/

Then there's family.  I have the pictures of Paul, 

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Don, and Mikey.


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Today Bobbies mother…
In this picture, Bob and Arlene, Bobbies father and mother, with Arlene and I talking as usual.  Lastly Margot.


Then a brilliant writing cohort, Martha.  Here, police officer author, Marion B, and Martha at a Poetry Group meeting.



7 comments:

  1. Your articulating how you deal with sadnesses and joys visually means so much to me. It had not registered with me until I absorbed your post that the visual aspect of my blog has been a vital element of my "dealing."

    I am more verbal than visual, but I had considered neither as a factor in my emotional healing. Mage, thanks for giving me insight into myself.

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  2. This post has me too thinking about myself and the way I handle sadness and joy. Thank you for the stimulus to do so. Like LC I'm more verbal than visual. I "write myself out" privately when I'm feeling strong emotion. Part of that is usually examining the emotion, putting it into a logical context. Does that mean my left brain wants a part in it? Probably. Yet, though I see myself as having almost no sense of artistry, I do have photographs about, recording people important to me.

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  3. This post reminded me of the song "Faded Photographs." We forget so many things until we see that photo and we ask "Really? Was that really the way it was?"

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  4. I've got photos all over the place too. It makes me smile to look at them.

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  5. So is that you...the tall elegant looking gal in the first of the last three photos? Love the nice tan. I could never get there, all I did was develop skin cancer after hours in the sun....boo hoo!

    Dianne

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