Archive for February 22nd, 2022

Dance Me to the End…

GC Myers- Everlasting Bond sm

Everlasting Bond– At the Principle Gallery

Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin
Dance me through the panic ’til I’m gathered safely in
Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove

Dance me to the end of love
Dance me to the end of love

-Leonard Cohen, Dance Me to the End of Love

I have a piece on the easel that is calling out to me this morning that needs my attention. It’s nearing that point where it takes on its own life so I am eager to get to work. Thus, I don’t have much to say this morning though there certainly is enough craziness and danger in the world right now on which to comment.

The painting above, Everlasting Bond, and the song below have a common theme, one that is the antithesis to the perils of these times: Love.

The song is Madeline Peyroux‘s version of Dance Me to the End of Love from the late Leonard Cohen. It has a jazzy, swingy feel. A good way to kick off what I hope will be a good work day.

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