August 2016: Into the Sun

august 2016 grid s

steering into the sun
glittering jewel-road
shattered obsidian
–Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder is a poet, essayist, and environmental activist.  A Buddhist and an original member of the Beats, Snyder’s work is influenced by his love of the oral traditions of chants and songs, as well as his studies of Asian and Native American culture.  He lived for many years in Japan.

You can read more about Gary Snyder and find more of his poetry here.

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24 responses to “August 2016: Into the Sun”

  1. Laura (Createarteveryday) says :

    This is so beautiful. Oh how I’ve missed your grids! Thank you.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Jodi says :

    a gorgeous “quilt!” ❤

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  3. memadtwo says :

    It’s perfect! and I love Gary Snyder.

    Like

  4. Michael Richards (certainline) says :

    A wonderful grid – how I enjoy these!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. ann christina says :

    Beautiful, words and picture! 💛

    Liked by 1 person

  6. merrildsmith says :

    I thought your grid actually was a quilt at first. Lovely!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. artandmoondreams says :

    Beautiful, love the addition of the stitching, added depth.

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  8. Charlie O'Shields (doodlewash) says :

    Yay! Grids! I’m in love with the array of colors in this one! 😍beautiful!!

    Liked by 1 person

  9. davekingsbury says :

    Really works alongside the poem!

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