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creative life: Lizard King Sits With Hard Feelings

13 Mar
green faced man with forked tongue portraying lizard

laid back lizard king sits with hard feelings

It is difficult to imagine our normally cool and laid back Lizard King dealing with anything approaching intense emotion. His raison d’etre, after all, is to epitomize the laissez faire, the live and let live, the go-with-the-flow. Nevertheless, our beloved reptile had some moments recently of difficult emotion, and he thought sharing out the experience would be of some benefit to the community. In a recent show of support for his buddy and sometimes lover Lolita, our precious Reptile stopped by Lol’s music and art website to see what was new. It seems Lolita has been doing quite a bit of writing lately in an effort to better optimize her site for the search engines. Lizard King is very interested in the search engines by the way, because he imagines a big source of spiders there. We will let him hold with that slight misconception for the time being. At any rate, Lizard stumbled upon a truly beautiful floral abstract by artist Thomas J. Dhein, ‘rose abstract’, and had a rather uncharacteristic reaction to the piece.

a full canvas of red rose blossoms, scarved in green, stirs memories of loves lost

a bed of roses, collared in green, evokes reflection, some sadness

Essentially, the abstract stopped Lizard in his emotional tracks. Paired with somber audio, a dark clarinet over low strings, the work inspired in our Lizard some moments of real soulful reflection, and some subsequent sadness. Specifically, he started dealing with the reality of his transformation, in youth, to his current fork-tongued state. There was some tradeoff involved – the reward of immortality in exchange for humanity. And yet this powerful audio-visual presentation evoked some of that humanity, revived some of that capacity for emotion and feeling, even in our normally chilled Lizard King. And further, the music, with it’s defined duration, enforced in our Lizard some sitting with these feelings for a minute. And as a result of that, there was some growth, albeit painful, some restoration or renewal of Lizard King’s submerged human soul. Although Lizard King might not comprehend this, or admit it if he did – his experience, even his confrontation with Lolita’s pairing of ‘Rose Abstract’ and music, enabled some level of personal, even artistic growth.  His involvement with the art led to an emotional response and a transformation – even if slight – in his soul.  Lizard recommends, for the artistically growth-minded, a stop by Lolita’s site to check out this page. ‘rose abstract’ spark on! midisparks

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