calligraph

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Verb1.calligraph - write beautifully and ornamentally
write - mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"
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the fog a bleared lens is a mirror an inward looking glass returning gray for green for glance and gaze blank stares one's very image morphed in its mute whites rephrased a lemma not the thing itself unembodied for an interval of hours out of that cloud of almost recovered unknowing an alphabet of silhouettes a lexicon made legible a stroke a branch a bramble calligraphs of other houses a ladder leant against a wall not only what's closest a stake at the property line and like memory behind the tipped bent upright stalks a sort of sunlight
So much of his writings, art, calligraphs and photographs, emanating naturally from deep spiritual springs serve as means to transport us closer to that promised life.
The drama his quiet calligraphs seem to enact is archetypal; he stayed just inside that boundary across which the abstract passes fatally into the figurative, enabling his elementary forms to conjure a fleeting yet evocative world of memory, dream, and experience.