September: Art and Quote

Girl on Bear by LR

Girl on Bear by LR

I’ve shared this piece of art before, but I like it and this girl is on an adventure, and I want life to continue to have !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!adventures!

I have this list of quotes by my computer, for reference and for use on this blog.  I don’t remember when or how I put the list together or even who most of the authors are.  In particular for today, Who is Vladimir Mayakovsky?  All I know at this moment, is that these words resonate with me, now.

                  “Formerly I believed books were made like this: a poet came, lightly opened his (or her) lips, and the inspired fool burst into song–if you please!  But it seems, before they can launch a song, poets must tramp for days with callused feet, and the sluggish fish of the imagination flounders softly in the slush of the heart.  And while, with twittering rhymes, they boil a broth of loves and nightingales, the tongueless street merely writhes for lack of something to shout or say.”    ~Vladimir Mayakovsky, The Bedbug and Selected Poetry

Vivid imagery:  “tramp for days with callused feet”, “sluggish fish of the imagination”, “twittering rhymes”,  “tongueless street”:  I’ll be researching Vladimir today….

Embrace your day. LR


About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative with a diverse range of interests in writing and painting. She currently is revising a middle grade novel, and author and illustrating a picture story book. She is an active member of SCBWI, Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators. Linda has a body of paintings, which form the foundation of her artistic development. This work can be viewed on her website: Her recent illustrations are an outgrowth of the style she developed in these paintings. Another passion is sculpture. Linda often uses her figures as models for her art. Linda's blog is eclectic and journeys wherever her muse guides her attention. Her blog address is: Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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8 Responses to September: Art and Quote

  1. robin says:

    Oh, I love this! Hope you have moments of bursting into song today :).

  2. megtraveling says:

    It is a wonderful picture and she is ready for an adventure!

  3. marilynscottwaters says:

    “Boil a broth of loves” Wonderful words and I love that illustration. Wishing you an amazing week. Hugs, M

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