Sunday, June 25, 2023

the silence that surrounds

acrylic on canvas

I had learned what I knew, 

the bare outline of the event, 

without asking questions,

 both fearing the pain that I knew surrounded the story 

and honoring the silence that surrounded the pain.

-Wendell Berry, That distant Land

1 comment:

  1. He is so perfect and life-like, I hear him speaking to me. Bravo.


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