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


holding your absence

holding your absence

To a place too far
without the heart of here and now;
i hold onto your absence

8 responses

  1. Beautiful. I just wrote something with a similar sentiment yesterday.

    December 30, 2013 at 2:23 am

  2. Thanks Misty, I will check it out.

    December 30, 2013 at 9:58 pm

  3. I wish my thoughts weren’t so noisy right now , but I promise I’ll be back. You have a beautiful blog. Be good & take care!

    December 31, 2013 at 6:26 am

    • Thank you for stopping by. Stay quiet and centered. Think of beautiful things and all the noise will fade.

      December 31, 2013 at 11:00 pm

  4. I love this image. It is rich with texture, movement, and sensuality. I want to reach into it to touch it.

    December 31, 2013 at 3:47 pm

    • Hi Linda. With the “holidays” fading into the past, I find things, moments, and loved ones whose absence is always here, and their memory to hold onto.

      December 31, 2013 at 11:04 pm

  5. elmediat

    This is an intriguing image. The combination of verse and image produces a subtle contemplative mood. very well done. 🙂

    January 2, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    • Joseph your comments are both insightful and welcomed. Thanks so much.

      January 4, 2014 at 10:38 pm

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