The Point by Kim Hutchinson

“The grass enjoyed it when the wind blew.”
Agnes Martins
shespentherlifepaintinglinesanddotspointseverydayalonglineoflinesoncanvasandpaperthe 

samehand-madelinesoverandoverwithdifferenttonesandtexturesandshadingsmomentsof

perfectinsightrepresentedbyimperfectionpaintingpaintingaclearsimplelanguagethebinary codeofwhatsomepeoplecallgodfindingzenintheoldjokeaboutthechickencrossingtheroad seeingthemiracleofexistenceinthemomentswerecognizebeautywhenweglimpseperfection followingthewayoftheartistsurrenderpaintingwithherbacktotheworldtohearthemusicof prairiewindsthemorsecodeoftheuniverseandseekinganuntroubledmindsurethatnosufferingis unnecessarythatitisneededforfreedomfromsufferingacceptingherburdenthroughanonymity
andre-discoveryinoldageunderstandingthatwedon’tknowhowtobehumblebuttryinganyway tryingtorememberwhoshewasbeforeshewasbornremindingusagainandagainofthepointthat nopointexistsintheworldthatthefutureisablankpageandinherlonglineofdayseachthesamewith differentshadingsandtexturessheshowedusthatbeautyisanawarenessinthemindthattrust

absolutetrustisapreciousgiftandthatwhenyoureyesareopenyouseebeautyinanything

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3 responses to “The Point by Kim Hutchinson

  1. great visualization of the theme. loved the line about the long lines of days. and this: “when your eyes are open you see beauty in anything”.

  2. Pingback: Week #23 – long lines « 52|250 A Year of Flash

  3. Kim Hutchinson

    Just caught this. Thanks so much, Dorothee!

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