I do not seek. I find. – Pablo Picasso


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and so we went to find art.

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and after we ran so far,

and climbed so many stairs,

we could see the sky.

and there we found

a beautiful stone lion waiting for us.

we must have climbed to the top of the world.

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and we were in the clouds.

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Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.  ~Twyla Tharp

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  1. Beautiful post, Beth…lovely quotes and photos and what a wonderful word “derive” is! I also want to thank you for all of your visits to my blog, as well! Have a wonderful weekend!
    Lauren

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  2. The images of the kiddos are priceless. Please excuse my over-analysis; and I acknowledge I could be out in the O-Zone. The quote (Picasso’s), I’ve never seen … and there is much poetry and philosophical rants about “seeking” this and “seeking” that; Picasso’s quote is really a good “disrupter”, in that there is the reality, the truth, that we do actually “find” what we are seeking, sometimes. And these kiddos, their imaginations prolific, do both: they “seek”, and they “find. As you wrote, ” … we must have climbed to the top of the world.” Transcendence: most kiddos have it; and art offers it. Okay, I’m out. T

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    • thanks t, no worries about the analysis. i like the give and take of people’s input, that’s why i have a comment section. i’m always interested in other’s ideas and thoughts. i appreciate you reading and commenting both )

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  3. Lovely post, Beth–I love anything to do with the little ones and their fresh look at the world that we tend to tune out…great pix, thank you! 🙂

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