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2017
Third week of Advent

Introduction:

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Current: Danbury, CT, United States
Welcome! A few years ago, I discovered an application that artists employ in their works to bring cultural awareness to their audiences. Having discerned this semiotic theory that applies to literature, music, art, film, and the media, I have devoted the blog, "Theory of Iconic Realism" to explore this theory. The link to the publisher of my book is below. If you or your university would like a copy of this book for your library or if you would like to review it for a scholarly journal, please contact the Edwin Mellen Press at the link listed below. Looking forward to hearing from you!

12 November, 2010

Poetry Bus: Blinds Open

This week's Poetry Bus has Karen as its inspirational driver. Our challenge is as follows:
Write about one of the following:
(1) a time you had to choose between two clearly divergent paths

(2) a time you were called to walk a  path you didn't choose for yourself
(3) a time you refused to travel the path you were called to follow.  
I've chosen to write about a situation that caused me to make a decision. It all began with the closing of blinds to shield my eyes from the setting sun. 
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Blinds Open 
A blinding
moves her
to close the blind
shielding her
from the intensity.

Outside-
the hour of dusk
palpitates
with a creative verve
releasing brilliance.

Within-
a beam expands
that cannot blind
for memory
sustains the weakest eye.

Jeanne I. Lakatos  2010