if: layer

Strata I (2011)
One by one the days slip by, building upon the strata of our lives.  One layer after another, we create our history with every breath and each passing moment.  Upheaval brings unconformity and introduces change; the familiar landscape tilts, cracks, shatters at the stress.  The sedimentary processes of our solitude, the explosive eruption of our emotions: all of these things shape who we are and who we are yet to become.  Like the ancient builders constructed the tels, the new atop the remains of the old, we recreate ourselves.  From the earth we came, and to the earth we shall return, our lives just another layer in the story of creation.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s