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01 May 2012

A-maze - Art & Time Project

by Isa LeWinter and Oswald LeWinter

A-maze by Isa LeWinterA Tale of Our Time
You've left the sleeping city on a broken road,
cloaked in torn gray, a king thrown from his throne
by slaves, whose bonds adepts of chaos loosened
with promises that will not be fulfilled. They are intended
to serve as dreams, more subtle chains than those cast off.

When the citizenry wakes at daybreak to gaze bleary-eyed
into the gaping jaws of a roused sea beyond the wharves,
it will see ships of commerce tied to cleats, forsaking tides,
and their queries will be answered by tales of dragons that spit
gold, and flamboyant songs of giant birds whose talons

tear holes in the world's breast and bruise the knees of time
so badly they cannot be healed. You, once forced to flee,
will be tried as responsible, and the populace required to go
back to sleep, to wake in utter darkness when even fear
cannot be seen and stark reality is chosen to distort the scene.

Night is not as cold or black
as the dark that wraps itself
around my pictures of you.

That I have lost something
I never knew I had, means
my life's face has eluded me.

If I lived in hell those years
we burned together, I am now
spent - where there is no fire.

Poetry: "A Tale of Our Time" by Oswald LeWinter (Rilke Prize winner, 1997).
© 2010 - all rights reserved.

Art: "A-maze" by Isa LeWinter.
© 2003 - all rights reserved.

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"A-maze/A Tale of Our Time" is one of the Art and Poetry collaborations being considered for the very first publication of "Art and Time" - a unique and innovative Coffee Table Book filled with beautiful images and inspiring words of art.

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The inside scoop!

Back in 2011, The Artist In You challenged folks to post their Art and engaged Poets from around the world to 'mash up' their words of art to translate how each work made them feel! Synergy of thought and creative process engaged hundreds of thousands to view, like and participate. 'The Ultimate Collection' (working title) Art and Poetry book series mission was born! Have you seen the video yet?

For those who love poetry! For those who love art! For those who still love the feel of a big coffee table sized book, to visit, peruse, enjoy each day...we are so excited to present our first intended publication "Art and Time"! Renowned and Burgeoning artists have created an opportunity, a visual keepsake presentation, that erases all imaginary lines, engages, explores, and substantiates our mission statement: Inspiring Change With Every Brush Stroke!

How you can help

Make a pledge!Through Kickstarter, our goal is to receive pledges for at least $5,000 by Sunday May 20th 2012. When this goal is reached, we will be able to begin producing the first in the series of "Art and Time" books - unique collaborations between artists and poets.

The proceeds from the sale of these innovative Coffee Table Books will be donated to support after school Art Programs for kids of all ages!

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