August 18, 2014

Portraits of a Place

Lisa Kellner; As Night
As Night; Lisa Kellner

To Paint:

I remember
the shape of things.

The corners I turned
The darkness that unfolded.

The way the air felt
Back then.

The smell of night
The deafening quiet.

in its insolence.

Sharp and dull
at the same.

Memorialize the details.