words and art by w a l t e r w s m i t h

I Love A Place When It Becomes A Part Of Me

The memories of a place in time brings the heart such joy….

Table Rock State Park in South Carolina

waking up this morning, I could not free my self from the thoughts that surround me

like the stream that flows so fluidly

my mind embraces and caresses the rock of my salvation…

nurturing the journey within….

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14 responses

  1. Like it’s on fire, nice one!

    February 2, 2012 at 3:37 pm

  2. Thanks Marion, I am glad you liked the piece. Sometimes when hiking it feels like fire just trying to reach the summit. Table Rock starts around 1,200 feet and ascends to just over 3000 feet and is rated difficult. Very rocky.

    February 2, 2012 at 3:41 pm

  3. This is so beautiful Walter..looks straight out of some book of magical places….
    and cross the bridge and follow the path
    where you will meet all the ones
    who go beyond Z and play around šŸ™‚

    February 2, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    • Thanks Soma. This hike is one of my favorites. The bridge has a beautiful transformative feeling about it.

      February 3, 2012 at 7:26 pm

  4. …and it surely is “a part of you”. A very beautiful one too!

    February 2, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    • Marina, we embrace the beauty around us like it is a precious jewel.

      February 3, 2012 at 7:26 pm

  5. Nandini

    As if the mind has imprinted its various colors on this place. How great is that. šŸ™‚

    Great one, Walter. šŸ™‚

    February 2, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    • The color of the mind merges with it surroundings.

      February 3, 2012 at 7:27 pm

  6. I Love A Place When It Becomes A Part Of Me

    yes yes ..I know what you mean

    February 2, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    • It’s very presence live within us, as do the memories of our lives.

      February 3, 2012 at 7:28 pm

  7. Great piece… šŸ™‚

    February 6, 2012 at 11:33 pm

  8. elmediat

    The image process has a wonderful quality. It looks as if it should be on a print on a translucent cloth that ripple and flows. Well done !

    February 8, 2012 at 3:35 am

  9. Thanks elmediat. I have been experimenting with an underlying layer that uses the colored pencil effect to give it the line texture.

    February 28, 2012 at 4:43 pm

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