I’ve re-arranged a few sections from my original posting of these excerpts to emphasize both the excerpt and my new added commentary in this new series. My goal is to post M-F each week, with exceptions due to weather or other unexpected happenings, positive or negative, lol! 😊
Commentary on 02.16.21
Already, at the beginning of the story, I shift from the contemplative metaphysical musings in my prev post to a suggestion of how the artist blends the language and methods of art with his love for this one woman 😊 And right away the dual thread of art and love, reflecting and influencing each other without boundary, is set for the entire novella. And with that, a question. Would an expected, desired, but uncertain future unfold. For isn’t the future, no matter how trusted or planned, simply that which hasn’t yet happened, something hoped for, wished for, planned for, and – no harm done if so – prayed for? In effect, despite the shift from my 1st excerpt, continuing the metaphysical? That’s what, in the process of living, the characters in the story will exam. And I think, answer.
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