“The light of the day, of the sky. Light is a perceptible unity. When there is more light around you, you are more alert to the world’s situations, to its different aspects, to the mystery of time.” —Yves Bonnefoy
Your pipe dangles unlit. Look past the easel to double-check yourself in the mirror. Still you? How goes the Self-Portrait in Red Striped Tie and Semi-retirement? How quickly we get to be sixty? Remember every day is one more chance to— be careful what you wish for, everyone says, but that doesn’t mean quit wishing.