I had a different post planned for this week, but how can I write about anything after Orlando?

There are no words. And yet too many. Confusion and anger. But I don’t want to throw hateful words back at hateful acts.

I agree with Lin:

And love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love cannot be killed or swept aside.

But I cannot rap sonnets like him, so instead here’s art that has been crying out to me for the past two days — please, remember me, share me, hold me in the light, for some art reminds us to choose love over death. Choose love over anger. Love over hate.

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The Cathedral by Rodin
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The Kiss by Klimt
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Madonna della Sedia by Raphael
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In Bed The Kiss by Toulouse Lautrec

 

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The Kiss from Life Magazine by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt
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Green Couple by Marc Chagall
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The Cradle by Berthe Morisot
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Keith Haring
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The Kiss by Constantin Brancusi
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The Kiss by Roy Lichtenstein
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The Pieta by Michelangelo
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LOVE by Robert Indiana
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