How my body blooms from every vein
more fragrantly, since you appeard to me;
look, I walk slimmer now and straighter,
and all you do is wait-:who are you then?
Look: I feel how I'm moving away,
how I'm shedding my old life, leaf by leaf.
Only your smile spreads like sheer stars
over you and, soon now, over me.
Whatever shines through my childhood years
still nameless and gleaming like water,
I will name after you at the altar,
which is blazing brightly from your hair
and braided gently with your breasts.
Sacrifice by Rainer Maria Rilke
In ancient Greece the followers of Prometheus would participate in ritual festivals by going to the sacred altar and igniting a torch which would then be carried in a grueling foot race....
William Fields, Artist
Two Soaring Hearts, LLC
P.O. Box 293
Hermann, MO 65041
phone: 573.486.5252 or 314.578.5767
Art is my passion. I try to put everything I have learned from every great teacher and through every mistake I have made into each and every piece with as much passion as I have for art and for life itself.
Artists have been accused of being self aggrandizing, long winded, name droppers. I hate it when the critics get it right! In an attempt to diffuse those kinds of accusations, regardless of how accurate they may be, I am writing this statement today.
Each picture I make begins with a germ of an idea. I visualize how I would like the finished picture to look. Once in awhile the end...
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