I encourage you to similarly go to your nearest waterfront and create some artwork of your own. You’ll thank me later! Make a sketch, create a small painting, start some needlework, practice your photography, make digital art on your smartphone...anything! Just remember to take your litter with you and return often.
When I think of the water’s edge I think of this massive body as the element that brought many of our ancestors here.
The water holds memories of their voyages.
Today, I’m prompting you to think about water as being a place of reflection. How does a large body of water make you feel?
sTo Len takes us on a scenic stream of consciousness walk through his neighborhood to his favorite waterfront off the beaten path: the Newtown Creek. Along the way are the ghosts of waters past, old trails, lots of memories, discarded gloves and a few masked friendly faces.