The Tree and the Sky
By Tomas Transtromer
There’s a tree walking around in the rain
it rushes past us in the pouring grey.
It has an errand. It gathers life
out of the rain like a blackbird in an orchard.
When the rain stops so does the tree.
There it is, quiet on clear nights
waiting as we do for the moment
when the snowflakes blossom in space.
What: Winter Solstice Mailart
When: Now – January 2
Where: New Tombstone Group
Who: Send Solstice-Inspired art
1800 Bowling Green Road East
Bradner, OH 43406-9783
(All Winter-Solstice mailart sent
to me will be documented at the
New Tombstone Group, IUOMA)
You can also send Winter Solstice art to anyone and post it yourself at the New Tombstone Group, IUOMA
Ideas: Winter Solstice images might include light, sun, fire, candles, night, stars, moons, circles, trees, bells, birds, deer, ancestors, love.
Thanks for posting this, Angie!
A card from Alicia Starr in response to the Solstice Sisters telling me about her imaginary childhood friends Butta and Babe:
The other side of the card cracks me up. Nothing says solstice like beans. They are magic beans, perhaps? To wish on for the New Year? Love the snake...symbol of renewal. :-)
Thanks for posting this. It's somewhat inspired by a favorite artist of mine.