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My God! My God!  ~ Feeling of  Awe

"My God! My God! ~ Feeling of Awe

This photograph features myself at a gallery opening
with my first collage of this type of visual art form.
The art work is a self-portrait of my clown character, "Servo Servin."
My goal in this art work, entitled, "My God! My God!," was to
recreate the feelings I experienced in a dream I had as a teenager.
The dream was entirely words which I quickly wrote down
when I awoke at about 2 a.m. that early morning.
Here is the dream (word-vision) ~

Just awhile back,
about last week
I jumped into a manhole,
hoping to sleep;
it was dark and cold in there and
I was frightened;
then I heard a voice and the manhole lightened;
the voice was calm and gentle
like a cool breeze;
all I could say was,
"tell me who it is, Oh! please!"
The voice came again, and seemed to be quite near, so
I bent over to lend an ear;
In the next moment
a figure came into sight;
looked like a person but glowed like a light;
as the figure came closer, the manhole would change;
it began to look like a picture in a golden frame;
finally this person spoke to me and said,
"Why are you here, and not in bed?"
All I could say was, "for this reason, Sir.
A manhole as beautiful as this I prefer."

Dream\Word-Vision\Visual Art (c) 1997 by Carol J. Phipps


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Dan Chusid02-Dec-2006 05:31
That must have taken some serious patience.
shenss11-Aug-2006 04:08
an unusal combination: the lady and the picture, the art and the dream.
Bill Morgenstern09-Apr-2006 13:13
This is amazing in many respects. Youy are a very talented artist with wonderful insights.
Tom Merigan08-Feb-2006 05:41
What a beautiful and highly personal art form combining different modalities I appreciate your kind thoughts on my site as well
EDITH RB17-Jan-2006 08:08
Very artistic work. :)
Char29-Dec-2005 03:26
This is a great work of art Carol. Make that Outstanding!
Char29-Dec-2005 03:26
This is a great work of art Carol.
Neal Nye09-Dec-2005 13:13
Delightful. What enviable talents you have!
Guest 09-Dec-2005 01:38
absolutely wonderful
Cliff28-Nov-2005 05:43
Congratulations on this wonderful artistry Carol !
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