Thursday, April 05, 2007

As promised...

... the complete LO. This is inspired by a wonderful poem by Oriah Mountain Dreamer called The Invitation. As soon as I read the words, I knew I wanted to scrap it some how, without using pictures (an unusual departure for me). The Basic Grey papers were just perfect for this LO. The pocket holds a booklet with the complete poem, so the recipient can dip into it every now and then... and if his reaction was anything to go by, I know he appreciated it. I am planning on doing a series of canvases based on this poem pour moi, so I'll keep you posted on there progress.


If you get a chance read the poem (see link above), keep coming back to it, pick out the bits that are meaningful to you. Every time I read it, there is something new and profound. At this moment in time my favourite piece is...

It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the adventure of being alive.

4 comments:

CoCo said...

Wow.
But also, you are intriuging me with little bits of info...either I'm reading into this too much or you are madly in love with a younger man called Antonio, from an island off the coast of argentina, who loves poetry, saves whales by day and works as an artists model by night. Close?

eva birdthistle said...

My gosh girl, sounds like wonderful inspiration for a book!!!Hee hee!

Neasa said...

Eva, that is such a wonderful poem. Thanks for the link. It's the kind of poem you'd keep coming back to to read again and again. Beautiful l.o. too by the way.
Antonio....whales.... did I miss something? Better go back and read on!!!

Carrie said...

Eva - Beautiful LO adn what a beautiful poem. I hope the questions are being asked off someone special - and all the answers come up trumps!!!