we are the mirrors

method two madness


A storm of silence.
Triggered absence reflected
backwards.  Mirrored shield.

Flash of color. Using stand
to stop.  Opening the view.

“Artists, we live on the periphery. But we are the mirrors.”
–Cannupa Hanska Luger


Tanka for Colleen’s Weekly Challenge, which also included the photo, above.  I used both Colleen’s words, and those from the Secret Keeper’s prompt this week.

“You are only borrowing this place from children you will never meet. And the only reason you have an opportunity to do that is because elders took care of it for you.”
–Cannupa Hanska Luger

My art and words were inspired by this article about the #J20 Art Strike which referred me to  this articleabout Cannupa Hanska Luger, an artist at Standing Rock, and his mirror shields.


“He explained that his experience there [at Standing Rock] was helping him understand the idea of silence, because the police who…

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retired from teacher in philosophy, i try harder to keep up which is not always easy. I love various sites very interesting at WP and hope to find others. I will sart with two set of notes for preparation of works on memory and on the body. The more interaction, the better

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