Tag Archives: Thoughts about hope

You Owe Me {Failed Thought}

It’s October.  Pinktober… I used to think of Fall and Halloween, and upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas. Now it’s just the harsh reminder of the divide between those that would like to put breast cancer behind them and those that are more than excited to celebrate survivorship with  “Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” Since I feel already [...]

Day 8 and 9 – Failed Poems Series

Completed 5 pieces:

Visage
Pinktober
Cross My Heart
Painting in a Cave
Dreams of Hawks

I guess I don’t have much to say about this work.

Here is some possible ways to display the series:

Sweetness and Sour

I haven’t forgotten the sweetness
or the reason we were together
too many things have been taken away

its as if all of creation has become corrupt
with no choice of escaping and it comes in 5 days
with time off for good behavior

The sadness grips me in a different way each time,
Just like my contentment
Or my commitment

What have I [...]

Bright Spot {Finished}

Bright Spot:
© 2010 SvenMusic

Intro (1m00s)
Prelude—Sunset (6m33s)
Part 1—Reset (10m43s)
Part 2—Progress (13m45s)
Part 3—Longing (10m36s)
Postlude—Sunrise (10m01s)
Outro (1m00s)

To me “Bright Spot” is the hope, the dream, that we all have, a goal of sorts.  The piece is comprised of themes that demonstrate the idea of a bright spot that we all strive towards.  The Sunset, the [...]

2010 {Failed} Artist Statement

Inevitably, projects begin to intersect.  In the midst of the work that I continue to work on, my life dictates the work that I perform and execute.  In 2007 my wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. My work took a back seat.  There was a most evident threat: cancer, our lives, [...]

Have we Failed {hope} or has {hope} Failed us?

[HOPE - Despair] 2 = [Situation]3 / [(Contentment /Loss - Gains) * Self esteem ]