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~ INK ~

Where has it gone?
The words and images this has created
The years of storage to see the light of day for just a moment
Have I written it all away?
Was it drawn in shapes and lines and smudged across countless pages?
Hide me
treasure me
let me grace your life for just a moment
and you may keep me safe forever in your treasure box of memories
Technology cannot replace the grace the skill the smell of my creativity
I will wait in your cupboard for all time
in whatever form I have become for you
Love, your indian ink

xx ♥ xx

~ INK ~


Frankston, Australia

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Artist's Description

I was prompted to write yet again by another Bubbler’s art.
This time I have gone to the Queen of Collaboration herself Kathleen and her simple photo of an empty Ink Bottle evoked this poem.
I felt such a wave of loss
of longing
of nostalgia at the loss of the ink
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I admire the writers of pre biro times for not only their words but for their skill to write with ink – how frustrating for them how important their work was.
my poems My Beast and addicted to the written word sums it up better.
But I love my PC – I still write letters by hand though – it surprises people now days to receive them!

Thank you Kathleen for the inspiration to my words – to my work! :O) xx ♥ xx

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