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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Starry Nights - Mag 234

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Starry Night by Alex Ruiz


Artist, in field 
stood, as if affixed.
About to devote, yield
himself to posterity. 

So alone, he mused...

Forever it seemed, I
lived in reality
only to at last "see"--
and this night--
faced the Universe...

Truth 

Great circles of reality
lived always nowhere else...
but within my soul, my self. 

While I'd been looking out,
yes, apart, away from--
Now I am a part OF 
all which ever created.

This scene I MUST show
to my brother Theo,
(named for "God" Who lives.)

("But HOW?"
 "Paint, man! PAINT!")

In manner described as Starry Night--
He oil-spread circularity Eternity,
ALL being such colorful ONE.

Beauty Unbelievable
for you and me akin
for truth within.

--steveroni 

19 comments:

  1. Wow, you've outdone yourself here. Touched on the emotions, the soul, the being...

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  2. when we finally come face to face with...and can see that truth...its a beautiful thing, now isnt it brother? van gogh was certainly touched...to produce what he did...a bit of perhaps the magic od creation

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  3. Steve,

    I think you have found beauty this is my new favorite of yours..it speaks with such depth I had to read it a couple of times as it touched my soul. Thank you for that..

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  4. A heartfelt tribute to the great artist...wonderfully done......

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  5. Wonderful, thought provoking post Steve!

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  6. Alas, the Starry Night was viewed and painted through an asylum window enclosed by iron bars. :(

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  7. Beautiful truth within....this is an amazing write Steve.

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  8. I do believe you caught the absolute essence! His first strokes already started in his reflection.... For this artist, I just know this is in truth a delightful magpie.

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  9. Such a beautiful night you have painted Steve ~ The beauty and gift of nature is all around us ~ Wishing you a wonderful week ~

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  10. steve - when i was in paris a few months ago i stood before this painting by van gogh - starry night - it is spell-binding - i couldn't take my eyes off it... actually i wanted to walk into it and just stay there... van gogh once said that for him the night has more color than the day... and after seeing that painting i knew what he meant... a bit of eternity for us to taste maybe...

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  11. Beautiful thoughts, beautifully expressed...

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  12. Well done indeed..thanks for sharing

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  13. Your words complimented the picture perfectly, encompassing the beauty of the universe :-)

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  14. I thoroughly enjoyed this. Nice Mag. Love and Light, S

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  15. I like that you included Theo...nice write Steve...

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  16. Saw those stars like diamonds across the skies while on the boat. Beautiful.

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  17. You are a poet and an artist

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  18. God .... This is so amazing ..... a bliss, a magic ... Loved it like anything!!!

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