Perception of My Self

Perception of My Self


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Self Portrait Series

Title - Perception of My Self
Size - 8"x10" {Limited Print, Custom Mat, Silver Metal Frame}
Poem -

there are some days when I love every curve
and some when I don't recognize the body formed around me
there are days when sex drips from me like sweat
and I feel like I can conquer the world of men and women
with a curl of my smile
there are days when I haven't the courage to face the day
let alone the world
my perception of my self,
my strength,
my power
and so I wait for world conquering days to move mountains
and I cuddle into myself when I hardly know my reflection
my perception speaks
and I listen and grow and start to understand
and see
all the many things that I am
and what I could be

At 45, I knew the body I used to have, the body I wanted, and the body I thought I had. But I could not see the reality of my shape, my sensuality, or my beauty. My exploration resulted in self portraits that take you to a moment at the beginning of a story and offer an opportunity to expand.

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Painted in Saint Lambert, Canada,
An original artwork by Margaret Lipsey. All rights reserved


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