Nov 26, 2002

the second swan
Matisse sat in a boat and drew swans. He drew every detail of their forms just to carve them down into contour lines. That's what I want to do-- to get to the second swan. I sometimes overdose myself with myself hoping to eventually streamline. Too much just to get to just enough. Like Matisee, I want to turn excess into essence.



matisse links: Matisse, Master of Color--- Henri Matisse Fauves Painter-- Henri Matisse was born in 1869, the year the Cutty Sark was launched. The year he died, 1954, the first hydrogen bomb exploded at Bikini Atoll-- Matisee Picasso-- Henri Émile Benoît Matisse was a French artist-- After surgery in 1941, he remained bedridden for most of the remainder of his life, but Matisse felt philosophically reborn-- In 1893 the work of Matisse got noticed by Gustav Moreau-- Matisse painted Open Window, Collioure in the summer of 1905-- Henri Matisse(1869-1954) -- The Master of Colors-- "To find joy in the sky, the trees, the flowers… There are always flowers for those who want to see them." Henri Matisse
Swans look for soulmates. And once they mate, they mate for life. If one dies, the other just pines away until he dies, too--"No number of sightings of white swans can prove the theory that all swans are white. The sighting of just one black one may disprove it."
simplification: welcome to be clutter-free--mind over clutter links-- feng shui ,the Chinese practice of balancing elements in the home to achieve
spiritual harmony --The Cost of Clutter --SIMPLIFYING IS A PROCESS, NOT A PROJECT
haiku links:HAIKU for PEOPLE--- Haiku links-- A Haiku Homepage-- HISTORY OF HAIKU-- CHILDREN'S HAIKU GARDEN-- the haiku society of america--The Genuine Haiku Generator--Links to Haiku Sites --RHYTHM IN HAIKU? --world haiku review--misc
haiku-- Random Word Haiku --haiku spirit-- An Introduction to Haiku --Basho, Matsuo. (1644-1694)--interpretations of Basho's works --Matsuo Basho links--BASHO'S HAIKUTranslated --Haiku--BASHO'S ROAD --basho's haiku and zen

post script----Hildur Bjarnadottir's Swan-Hildur via dangerous chunky

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