We think two things: That canvas is the day or a project or a new path, full of possibility AND…
Look at the courage of that man, forthrightly walking up to a blank canvas to make the first mark, that will determine the ones to come.
The image is fuel and reminder, to have courage and START…
We know that once we do, any fear will recede and ideas will come to meet us. Gary Snyder described this very amazing process in “How Poetry Comes to Me“*
It comes blundering over the
Boulders at night, it stays
Frightened outside the
Range of my campfire
I go to meet it at the
Edge of the light”
What is your blank canvas?