An Artist Is Just like a Lake

Music: Goldberg Variations, Variation 13
By J.S. Bach. Sequenced by Lory Werths

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An artist is just like a lake:
A mirror that's alive;
With trees that shimmer, laugh, and shake,
And high clouds hung like towers.

Why do we watch a mountain quake
As feelings dip and dive?
The worlds inside and out will make
A moment that is ours.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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