Tag Archives: Hesychasm

Taking a Walk in Negative Space


I’m attracted to  artworks damaged in the making process. When trying to figure out why, I’ve focused on the word damage. In looking at this on the left – a damaged eco collograph of some  elm leaves – it came … Continue reading

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Chinese Poem


“Li Fu-Jen

The sound of her silk skirt has stopped.
On the marble pavement dust grows.
Her empty room is cold and still.
Fallen leaves are piled against the doors.
Longing for that lovely lady
How can I bring my aching heart to rest?

The above poem was written by Wu-ti (187-57 b.c.) when his mistress, Li Fu-jen, died. Unable to bear his grief, he sent for wizards from all parts of China, hoping that they would be able to put him into communication with her spirit. At last one of them managed to project her shape on to a curtain. Continue reading

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The Light of Tabor


The year begins its spiral unfurling. And it comes to me what I am to do in 2013. In one word. Consolidate. Continue reading

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