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Wash Away the Dust…

Pablo Picasso-  The Old Guitarist 1903

Pablo Picasso- The Old Guitarist, 1903



Art is the best possible introduction to the culture of the world. I love it for the buried hopes, the garnered memories, the tender feelings it can summon at a touch. It washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

–Pablo Picasso



I chose the song below because I thought Glenn Hansard sort of looked like the old guitarist from the Pablo Picasso painting from his early Blue Period shown above. Maybe the biggest difference is that Glenn’s guitar has a lot more evident wear and tear than the one in the painting.

I hadn’t heard the song and, after listening, realized it was a pretty good fit for today’s triad of words, image, and song. The song is Paying My Way. Maybe it can wash away the dust of everyday life from your soul this morning. Mine is feeling much less dusty after a couple of listens.



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