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Big Heart of Art - 1000 Visual Mashups

(Photo credit: qthomasbower)


In placid hours well-pleased we dream
Of many a brave unbodied scheme.
But form to lend, pulsed life create,
What unlike things must meet and mate:
A flame to melt – a wind to freeze;
Sad patience – joyous energies;
Humility – yet pride and scorn;
Instinct and study; love and hate;
Audacity – reverence.  These must mate,
And fuse with Jacob’s mystic heart,
To wrestle with the angel – Art.

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