Intaglio–dVerse Open Link Night




The story of life unfolds—
not in lines
forged by a stylus on copper—
but in choices
we etch each day.

For more information on this printmaking art form, click on the poem title–and to learn about a free Kindle Give Away of my novel, “The Sin of His Father,” check my previous post or click here.



19 thoughts on “Intaglio–dVerse Open Link Night

  1. Ayala says:

    Yes, the choices we make is what defines our life.


  2. MarinaSofia says:

    And it’s the gradual build-up of line upon line, each one a careful choice, that our lives gather meaning… a great metaphor!


  3. lupitatucker says:

    Victoria, the metaphor is excellent. So true! I have not done copper etchings, but I have done block printing, and you have to choose those lines deliberately, carefully. There is so much more than meets the eye, just like your poem.


  4. Leonardo Jesus2
    WiLL Be upsEt2
    lEarn hiS pen2iS


  5. Bryan Ens says:

    A lot of wisdom packed into this. Indeed, every choice we make shapes the story of who we are.


  6. hypercryptical says:

    Wise words. Simple but profound indeed.
    Kind regards
    Anna :o]


  7. Glenn Buttkus says:

    Talking the talk can be easy–walking the walk existentially, responsible for our own actions, not so much.

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  8. Abhra says:

    I have seen examples of this in some handicrafts in our villages where the paintins are etched out of slate and they are really beautiful. I loved your inspiring piece.

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  9. kanzensakura says:

    I like how you use this printing technique as a metaphor. It is indeed the small things that define us, the choices, the daily choices. You spoke in these few words, a mountain. Simple, to the point and yet metaphysical. I wish for your talent to say much in few words.


  10. Sanaa Rizvi says:

    So true.. the choices we make in our lives define us.. ❤
    Excellent write 🙂


  11. Grace says:

    Sharp and to the point ~ Our choices define us, true ~


  12. othermary says:

    How very true! And you economy of words gives it more authority.


  13. X says:

    True that. The choices we make define us,
    and how others see us.


  14. I like the thought, every little line a choice, not the big brushstrokes but in those small etchmarks..


  15. Mary says:

    Yes, it is the choices that make all of the difference.


  16. Simple yet profound. How do you do it? ❤


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