More Comments from Hafiz, 14th Century Sufi Poet
Saturday, February 09, 2013
This is when he was asked by some painters about the value of art. His response:
The greatest and most lasting art, the impetus
of it, I feel, always comes from a wanting to help.
A wanting to free, and an enthusiasm to express
Each soul at some point will begin to feel all is
within it and then attends, as it were, to its own
inner world. That attendance may not result in
anything considered tangible reaching the masses.
But the artist also becomes aware of inner spheres
and mingles with them, and then puts those
experiences into what they most care about for the
world to see and touch if the world wants.
I know all of my poems come from a wanting to give
I'm actually something of an agnostic, but that last statement seems to be how I feel about my blogs and comments on others blogs. Best wishes fellow bloggers, Glenn