Judy Weinberg and Grace Burns

Judy Weinberg Photograph

Inspiration Piece

Life With My BFFs

We were empty vessels

eager to be filled

with life’s abundant pleasures.

How naive we were

not to realize that sorrow

must accompany joy.

We are older now

weighed down with the byproducts

of our comedies and tragedies.

We cling to each other

and brace for what comes next.

We dare not let go.

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3 Comments

  1. h.whittaker
    Posted May 28, 2011 at 11:40 pm | #

    The photo is such a clever interpretation of the poem – very creative!

  2. Posted May 29, 2011 at 2:46 pm | #

    I love this image with this poem! The lamplight shining outside suggests abiding the elements of the poem. Both the language in the poem and the color in the photo are vivid and vibrant. Wonderful work!

  3. bridget
    Posted June 17, 2011 at 5:57 pm | #

    I love this collaboration! Incredible.

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