Thursday, September 10, 2009

Caspar David Friedrich, Frau am Fenster (1822)

—I'm unaware of the existence of anything else.
There is only me, leaning on sunlight,
still for a full ten seconds.
Sometimes, ten seconds
is longer than a quarter of a century.

~Wang Xiaoni


Alaine said...

When you're waiting for something, time can drag on.

I was amazed to find the pic on my blog roll as I only just found it myself yesterday on an art site. Lovely, isn't it.

Cheers from Oz.

lepetitdoodler said...

the music on your site.... amelie?

thank you for visiting my blog :)
i've thoroughly enjoyed browsing yours!

Renee said...

Yoli thanks for the hug, I needed that.

Love Renee xoxo

Quackster said...

To me, this sounds like times when I felt "zoned-out" focusing on this one elegant thing not noticing anything else. Nice way to capture that feeling for me. Thanks! Nice to drop by.

Hajar said...

It's ironic how this piece speaks so well to me.

A Cuban In London said...

I've felt the length of those ten seconds myself. It can be anything. Beautiful quote.

Greetings from London.

Annie Coe said...

I can totally relate to this.xoxo

Shaista said...

Oh beautiful, beautiful quote - one I shall remember. Your avatar image is fantastic too - what is it of/where from?

onesilentwinter said...