"I am playing with myself,
I am playing with the world's soul,
I am the dialogue between myself and el espiritu del mundo.
I change myself, I change the world."

Gloria AnzaldĂșa

26 January, 2008

A Bit of Emily

Portraits are to daily faces
As an evening west
To a fine, pedantic sunshine
In a satin vest.

19 comments:

Lisa Milton said...

That's one dignified dog...

Jozet at Halushki said...

Whoa...did you create that picture?

I can seriously see an entire book of famous author's with dog/animal heads being a big seller.

And that's a beautiful verse!

Jozet at Halushki said...

damn...pardon my wild, random apostrophe....

Julie Pippert said...
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Julie Pippert said...

Let me try posting a comment now, with BRAIN ON and ENGAGED.

1. Emily is one of my favorites.
2. That's beautiful, verse and photo.

In fact, awesome.

Irish Goddess said...

Another new header! I like it!

Mrs. G. said...

Well it looks like your photoshop skillz are on the rise. I think Emily would like this. She clearly had a wicked sense of humor.

JCK said...

Oh...I am SO jealous of your photoshop. Very intense doggie.

Ophelia Rising said...

What a sweet and intelligent-looking doggie. I love her lovely black nose and her long, svelte neck!

And a lovely verse, too, I might add.

Ginaagain said...

I had heard that canines only write doggerel but I didn't really believe it.

Cheri said...

And a bit of Rin Tin Tin . . .

anne said...

Or "In a satin dress."

Emily is stunning!

captain corky said...

That portrait is priceless.

Linda said...

When I first read that poem I thought it said feces... instead of faces... My bad.

Professor J said...

Why, I never! Emily Dickinson never wrote about feces! She wrote about a fly landing on the eye of a recently dead person, and a bird eating a worm, but feces?! Never! :-)

Claire B. said...

Emily is my fave, and I haven't seen this one in, well, a dog's age! The poem would have been enough; the portrait makes this one sublime post. Thank you!

Family Adventure said...

Love it!!! :)

Heidi

Melanie said...

Huzzah! Finally!

Mike Golch said...

Great pic of the dog,the poem is great also.and man di I gotta lot to learn before I can hold a candle to this.