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“Shortcut” Mandala

August 4, 2012

The prompt at “One Single Impression” this week is ‘Shortcut’ as suggested by moi.

A shortcut to love
Is a long way to happy
Now and forever

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  1. Lisa at Greenbow permalink
    August 4, 2012 7:40 pm

    You are the romantic Teri. I love this and the symbolism of all the mandalas, out of this world.

  2. August 4, 2012 10:17 pm

    This image is “out of this worldly’ awesome – (that really doesn’t make sense I know, but it is what came to me on seeing it.) I love the vivid, almost neon, colours against the pitch black.

    I tend to be obtuse about poetry, but I think this says, shortcuts to love are not the best way to find real happiness and love. The real kind takes time and work, (not something we in our present times like to hear, but true).

    Then, I realize I may have this wrong…but I still love it. :)
    Brenda

  3. August 4, 2012 11:16 pm

    I love it all! Your romantic words and this out of this world drawing…you’ve outdone yourself Teri. Wonderful! And thanks again for the inspiration this week at OSI, should be fun reading all the interpretations. Hope you enjoyed mine too. :)

  4. Teri C permalink
    August 5, 2012 6:33 am

    Thanks ladies.
    Lisa, yes I am ever the romantic.
    Geraldine, thanks, and your interpretation is wonderful.
    Brenda, that is the beauty of poetry, however it strikes you is the way to interpret it and I love how it struck you!

  5. August 5, 2012 10:55 am

    It certainly is. Nice one.

  6. August 5, 2012 4:58 pm

    so thoughtful – there is no shortcut to love….we all know that now……

  7. Jim permalink
    August 5, 2012 8:39 pm

    I really like your shortcut to love idea. It would be good for the moment but could be all H*ll to pay for the rest of their lives.

    Your mandala drawing/painting is wonderful. I am glad the shooting star missed our planet.

    http://jimmiehov6.blogspot.com/

    ..

  8. Jim permalink
    August 5, 2012 8:40 pm

    Oh yes Teri, thank you for the nice prompt.
    It was a fun word! :) :)
    ..

  9. August 6, 2012 8:24 am

    Thank you for wonderful prompt and beautiful Mandala. True happiness comes with LOVE and it is lasting.

  10. August 6, 2012 6:16 pm

    I agree…well said!

  11. August 6, 2012 7:45 pm

    So much truth in this. :)

  12. August 7, 2012 8:30 am

    Thanks everyone. I’m happy you enjoyed the prompt and my haiku.

  13. August 8, 2012 7:07 am

    Love this Teri- love now and forever- YES! The mandala is gorgeous as well!!!

  14. August 11, 2012 6:58 am

    truer words might not have been spoken about love.
    lovely! i am glad i read this! :)

  15. August 11, 2012 10:17 am

    Thank you Patti and S Jayanth.

  16. August 15, 2012 8:40 pm

    Just thinking of how many years it takes to learn this one! The words and image aerperfect together.

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