Saturday, July 25, 2009

At Dawn I Have Birds

Walton Ford
Six color hardground and softground etching, aquatint, spit-bite aquatint, drypoint on Somerset Satin paper
44 x 30 7/8 inches

"Often, lately, the night is a cold maw
and stars the scattered white teeth of the gods,
which spare none of us. At dawn I have birds,
clearly divine messengers that I don't understand
yet day by day feel the grace of their intentions."

— from "Age Sixty-nine," by Jim Harrison

Image credit: ripped from the Paul Kasmin Gallery website

1 comment:

bioephemera said...

I love Walton Ford - he's on my to-do list for blogging. . .