4 Jan 2011

Trio

Tension

Blue black sheen
glints on curves seen
to represent arms and legs.
It then begs
the question why
three bodies would try
to hold such a pose.
Who knows?
But wait - can I see
four heads, not three?
Now I yearn
to be able to turn
the object ninety degrees.
Please?
My hands wish to explore
more
of its intertwined form,
so unlike the norm-
al shape bodies take. Such tension
in suspension
makes my muscles feel
this strain, as if it were real
and part of my being,
not simply my seeing
it caught in stone,
in ebony monotone.

For more takes on Willow's photo see  her Magpie Tales #47.

26 comments:

  1. Lovely piece, I agree, it is such a fluid piece it would be nice to see it in reality.

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  2. What an interesting idea - turning the sculpture to see it from a different angle. How clever of you - and beautifully written too. I too would love to see the piece in reality,

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  3. There you are, I can only be jealous again.

    You have expressed the puzzlement beautifully.

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  4. In your hands, this really turned out to be stunning!

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  5. This is really good Jinksy...I really like it.

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  6. such tension in suspension indeed!
    and I just love how that rolls off of the tongue

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  7. Penny, I love this. I couldn't make sense of the image until I began turning it ... You took the object and turned it into something mysterious and beautiful.

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  8. Jinsky: I also wanted to hold that blue object and turn it around and over! Wonderful Magpie. Here's mine: I Cannot Write

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  9. Lovely poem!It's all about perspective

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  10. Ooh, this was good. It it something that needs to be explored.

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  11. Reminds me of a show I saw in Las Vegas where everyone twisted and turned (Why?, I asked) - nice Jinksy...bkm

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  12. Your 90 degrees turned the piece into something more... stunningly stated.

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  13. Oh, lovely. I cannot look at that photo in the same way, now. Great job, Jinksy!

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  14. I think you see the truer form Jinksy. Lovely poetry as always, thanks for sharing.

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  15. Great- and I agree I want to hold and turn the sculpture too!

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  16. It certainly is begging to be picked up. You may well have unravelled the mystery.

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  17. This one reads so nicely out loud. Well done, Jinksy.

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  18. This is a really good take on the piece! I love the curiosity (guess we all are curious what it is) and the words' rhythm.

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  19. POW is opening again next Wednesday if you fancy trying out the new boxing gloves you got for Xmas.
    Hope to see you there.
    Happy New Year!
    Cheers
    Rall

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  20. Very nice flow in your poem to this object; it does appear intertwined. But being curious I am still awaiting for revealation as to what it is....

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