Saturday, February 23, 2013

A New Life Takes Hold

Desire to Bring Forth New Life (Stacy Wills, 2013)
Alcohol inks on yupo, digitally altered.

"Therefore a person contains both the likeness of heaven and earth in himself or herself...A person has a head in which there is clarity, inspiration, and reason - just as the sky contains light-giving things, air and winged creatures.  A person also has the means to bring forth new life and the desire to do so - just as the earth has the means to bring forth greenness, fruitfulness, and animals." --Scivias II.1.2

-Hildegard of Bingen (1098 - 1179)

The creative urge
never goes away.
meet Means.
meet Desire.
A moment of clarity
in a midlife womb;
between crisis and chaos -
a new life takes hold.

-Stacy Wills (2/23/13)

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