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Epiphany - Momento de Claridad by Kiki Suarez
 

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  • En Español:

    Me acuesto muy temprano aqui, luego me despierto y pienso y pienso sobre la vida, MI vida y a veces, y especialmente a noche, COMPRENDO. Y a noche me vino fuertemente esta imagen del hombre dormido sobre su islita que pinte hace 37 años como ilustracion para un cuento de mi amiga Carol Karasik. Pero esta imagen sola me parece simbolico para algo adentro de mi que quiero mucho: mi anhelo para un mundo bello y NO cruel. Un mundo donde no esta el lobo esperando y el pasto busca defenderse para que el borrego no lo coma. Para mi, esta imagen expresa eso. Expresa toda mi vulnerabilidad y en como lo plAsme para mi me hace entender mis talentos y limitaciones y con eso mis logros y fracasos en la vida. Con esa imagen a noche, por un largo rato, recorde lo que parecen como mis logros y limitaciones y fracasos y todos cayeron en su lugar y la imagen que se dio : la pude completamente aceptar asi. Fue un rato supersilencioso y bello y de mucha claridad con migo misma a horas en las que tod@s en el lodge dormian (o asi pareciera). Me desperte con paz y alegria y mucha ligereza...

    In English:

    Last night I awoke for what seeme a long time and had a kind of epiphany. It came with this image, one of the illustrations I did for a story by my friend Carol Karasik. This one image from 37 years ago suddenly seemed to contain and express my deepest inner desire: for a world as beautiful as this one: everyone safe in a peaceful world, where no predator stalks us to devour us and even the grass has to find ways to protect itself from being all eaten up. The image and my technique also show me my talent and my limitations as an artist and with that my successes and failures in life or what at the moment seem as such. And I saw them all fall into place: my strength and my failings and could completely accept the whole of that emerging image. My heart filled with a tenderness towards myself and my struggles. I eventually fell asleep again and woke up filled with peace and feeling a special light ess around the heart
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