Barbara Bush and Ima Hogg: Two Texas Matriarchs, One Common Vision

Miss Barbara Bush = Miss Ima Hogg = Two Texas matriarchs and kindred spirits with one common goal, purpose and vision. Miss Ima was a very influential Texas philanthropist and was, among many other things, an arts magnate, one of its fiercest advocates and most prolific patrons of the 20th century. She was an early champion of racial equality and believed that one of the ways it could be achieved was through equal access to and immersion in the arts, and was the architect of

Innocence has returned briefly…

Innocence has returned briefly To gather his loose ends And then off to the next Excursion. Perhaps whereupon his subsequent return He may find that the borders Have been compressed and smoothed out, But still glistening under scarcely-palpable Zephyrs and perpetually unraveling Seams of disconnected light. That will be the day when The rivers drown themselves in forgetfulness While the poppy fields look on In amusement, shame, Or a mixture of both. Art: “Edge of

Fortune confronts a shadow…

Fortune confronts a shadow Drunk with aberrant exultations To instincts that dare to wonder. Clarity is a majolica elephant flush with Socratic thoughts and regrets; But in time he awakens to grace And lumbers quietly across Electric pathways Frozen in space. Art: “Nichols Canyon” David Hockney #art #painting #DavidHockney #Painter #Cubism #poetry #poem #Poet #NicholsCanyon