Distilling Vision

Distilling Vision

Self-Portrait 1980 Oil on Canvas by Nancy Wait

Self-Portrait 1980
Oil on Canvas
by Nancy Wait

 

My thumb rises through the thumb-hole
Of a curved wooden palette
A tray laid with colors
Shaped like a kidney
Doing kidney work
Distilling vision.
I lay my prayers on the kidney tray
Placed before my body 
Below the heart.

©Nancy Wait 2013

 

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About Nancy Wait

Nancy Wait is an artist a writer, a writing coach/editor, and author of the memoir "The Nancy Who Drew, The Memoir That Solved A Mystery." She is a former actress (stage, film and TV) in the UK under the name of Nancie Wait. She hosted the blog talk radio show "Art and Ascension," and more recently, "Inspirational Storytellers." Nancy is currently at work on the sequel to her memoir, "The Nancy Who Drew the Way Home," to be published in 2017.
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2 Responses to Distilling Vision

  1. Nancy Seifer says:

    I love this, Nancy — the whole and the parts. So beautiful, so poignant, so stirring. Thank you.

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  2. Oh my gosh, exquisite.

    Like

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