tears & droplets


I was told this week that “tears are memories on the move”.  I thought that was a lovely way to describe our tears.  People I love are hurting now.  I thought this concept could offer some solace…moving memories.  The idea of sorrow moving through us by our tears—a biological, physiological and emotional response gives our tears the weight they deserve.
I shot these images and realized that I was zeroing in on the beauty of the temporal quality of a droplet.  A droplet, like a tear is living but won’t be forever. They are entirely necessary in the here and now when they flow…memories on the move.  Memories on the move.

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4 thoughts on “tears & droplets

  1. This is lovely Lisa and very sensitively interpreted.
    What you prompted in me as I viewed the photographs and text, was the work of Laurie Anderson, one of my favourite artists.
    You may like to listen to “Heart of a Dog”. Within this piece there are many provocative lines which make for some really great reflections.
    Memories on the move for sure.B

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