wheel of fortune 1s

I draw the Wheel of Fortune. My seasons are indeed turning.  I open maps, searching for a solid place to land.  Dazzled by paths that keep shifting, I am transported with a velocity that blurs the threads that have held me in the landscape my feet have raveled in the circles of my years.  The unknown spills across my limitations, beyond the boundaries traced by time.

Randomness and change
growing wings in transcendence–
radiant shadows

wheel of fortune 1 close up s
A haibun for Colleen’s #Poetry Challenge #92, using synonyms for bewitch and treasure.


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36 responses to “Spellbound”

  1. merrildsmith says :

    This is dazzling–both words and image.
    (And of course, I love space and time and pushing beyond boundaries. . .) 🙂

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  2. Claudia McGill says :

    I like the structure on top of the irregularity – not restraining or fencing it in, just adding a level of order that can be used to interpret it or not. Beautiful.

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  3. Jodi says :

    So complex and beautiful and creative

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  4. Suzanne says :

    This is a great response to Colleen’s prompt. Your words weave a spell of transformation and unexpected change.

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  5. Sharon Mann says :

    Hi Kerfe – I’m in Awe….I’ve enjoyed reading everyone else’s comments, I’m in agreement with all.

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  6. Jane Dougherty says :

    In this piece, I think I am dazzled most by the words. They are so good. The wheel made me uneasy, between web and target, made me think, violence. The contrast is one of the aspects that makes this one special, I think.

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  7. Janice says :

    Your words, especially in the first paragraph, are very captivating as are the evenness of the stitches and perfect lines of the circles…never really pondered that before

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  8. Olga says :

    Randomness is a mysterious aspect of life that eventually, when all is said and done, reveals itself to be a force of unpredictable design like your wheel of fortune or the butterfly effect. Love the wording, “circle of my years.”

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  9. Betty Hayes Albright says :

    Your artwork always mesmerizes me, Kerfe – especially the blues and greens. And then when you add embroidery it adds another whole dimension. Powerful words, as well!

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  10. Poet Rummager says :

    Wow! You’ve stitched gorgeous artwork and haibun. Very impressive, K.

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  11. robbiecheadle says :

    This is an excellent haibun and the artwork is lovely too.

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  12. Jill Kuhn says :

    The stitching really adds a nice dimension to your art… This is so beautiful, Kerfe! 💙

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