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“It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief.” —Lionel Trilling

Artists are low key astronauts. Instead of going to the moon, they sit back in their studio and make the moon

—Michael Bassey Johnson

Astral Art Gallery vi

Visitors
drew storied landscapes
on Peru

Mythology is a subjective truth. Every culture imagines life a certain way

—Devdutt Pattanaik

Astral Art Gallery 8

Off the wall
are mobile sculptures
still hanging

The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it – aliens

—Alan Watts

 

Astral Art Gallery 3

Sky walkers
produce suspenseful
sidewalk art

I do believe that there are places where the mythological and the literal touch

—Jordan Peterson

Astral Art Gallery 4

Pisceans
water-paint desert
colonies 

The world is divided into two classes, those who believe the incredible, and those who do the improbable

—Oscar Wilde

Astral Art Gallery 7

Shutterbugs
catch the shuttle bus
from dark stars

I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth

—Stephen Hawking

Astral Art Gallery ii

Landing sites
in duty-free zones
greet all flights

It is one of the primary motives of modern art that it wants to abolish the distance which the viewer, the consumer, the audience maintain vis-a-vis a work of art

—Hans-Georg Gadamer

Astral Art Gallery 5

From the stars
you can’t miss the art
on our world

Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth

—Rumi

 



3 Comments Post a comment
  1. Enjoyed this post. My favorite micro poem: Sky walkers / produce suspenseful / sidewalk art

    October 2, 2021
    • Very glad you enjoyed the post, LuAnne.
      Btw, the micro poem form is a ‘lune’ or ‘American haiku,’ 3/5/3 syllables per line instead of 5/7/5,
      Sometimes less is more. ; )

      October 2, 2021
      • Good to know! I like it and will play around with it. Excellent. Thanks for sharing that bit of info. I have been collecting poetic forms for a while. Another to add to my collection.

        October 2, 2021

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