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Photo "wondering at a mirror..."

photo "wondering at a mirror..." tags: landscape, forest, water
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wondering at a mirror...
still at the park, near that bridge, watching the lake.. but are we really seeing it?.. or is it the image we want to see?
maybe it isn't important.. maybe we only want to enjoy it and wonder...
Let these verses from Jorge L. Borges, a great argentine writer, help us...

Sometimes at evening there's a face
that sees us from the deeps of a mirror.
Art must be that sort of mirror ,
disclosing to each of us his face.

They say Ulysses, wearied of wonders,
wept with love on seeing Ithaca,
humble and green. Art is that Ithaca,
a green eternity, not wonders.

Art is endless like a river flowing,
passing, yet remaining, a mirror to the same
inconstant Heraclitus, who is the same
and yet another, like the river flowing. 
Sat 6 Aug 2005 09:52
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Michael Lucero Michael Lucero #1 Sat 6 Aug 2005 09:58

A splendid image of reflections, which makes one question up and down..... Real and reflective which is which.... Very nicely done Silvia, with the warmest regards.

A V E A V E #2 Sat 6 Aug 2005 10:17

great work!!!!! love it!!

cliff rosbotham cliff rosbotham #3 Sat 6 Aug 2005 10:18

mesmeric world of illusion, creative work silvia

A. Girao A. Girao #4 Sat 6 Aug 2005 10:49

Fantastic work, great definition, Silvia!

remi aerts remi aerts #5 Sat 6 Aug 2005 10:50

good work done

Arkadi Deev Arkadi Deev #6 Sat 6 Aug 2005 11:06

Wonderful reflection!!!

mircea grumaz mircea grumaz #7 Sat 6 Aug 2005 11:32

remarkable reflection, Sil; my congrats
have a good weekend

Miguel Corte-Real Miguel Corte-Real #8 Sat 6 Aug 2005 12:19

wonderful reflections, Sil!!

Guenter-Georg Guenter-Georg #9 Sat 6 Aug 2005 12:26

unusual picture, wonderful reflection, great work, Silvia, best regards!

Nuno Milheiro Nuno Milheiro #10 Sat 6 Aug 2005 12:30

Very interesting image Silvia!
Good reflection and tones!
Interesting description as usual!


Mayya Perminova Mayya Perminova #11 Sat 6 Aug 2005 12:51

Very interesting and unusual staff, Silvia! Tremendous words!!!

Bernd Ratfisch Bernd Ratfisch #12 Sat 6 Aug 2005 12:57

Very nice poem and a marvellous calm piece of landscape. Well done. Congrats!

Anjona Anjona #13 Sat 6 Aug 2005 13:53

Красивое отражение!

Irina Opachevsky Irina Opachevsky #16 Sat 6 Aug 2005 14:29

beautiful reflection! Nice work!

Sarah Lombart Sarah Lombart #17 Sat 6 Aug 2005 14:29

splendid composition,magic and mysterious atmosphere...

have a nice w-end!