subscribe:gatherthebroken COUNTING THE OMER. fifty days, fifty fragments: one a day, one solid journey. I’m excited to count again this year, with my friend Jacqueline, each day she will post one of her drawings, found fragments, and each day I’ll … Continue reading
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Fifty days, fifty fragments: one a day, one solid journey. A collaboration bet. two artists who use this traditional countdown from Passover to Shavuot, Egypt to Sinai, spring to summer, as a private/public journey of daily discipline and discovery, making each day count, more, counting our blessings, aiming for more.
http://gatherthebroken.blogspot.com/2012/04/day-1.html day 1 Amichai: On the first day of this journey a plate is broken, with intention, not as an accident. This act of breaking is often done when two young people become engaged, a sign of celebration, of promise, … Continue reading
COUNTING THE OMER. fifty days, fifty fragments: one a day, one solid journey. MONDAY, 9 APRIL 2012 Day 2 of 50 Jacqueline: broken necklace can’t be worn can’t be fixed can’t be thrown away Amichai: My neck’s been … Continue reading
Day 3 of 50 Jacqueline: broken bobbin tightly wound & tangled can’t risk using it Amichai: tangles. tightly wound threads of our existence. Muscles too tight, relationships so complicated, obligations and priorities compete for our attention, confuse our choices. If … Continue reading
day 4 of 50 Jacqueline: a phone a puddle — an accident waiting to happen Amichai: I live in perpetual fear, or perhaps subtle awareness, that accidents are waiting to happen. Not just the small ones, like losing my phone … Continue reading