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Mobile Photography & Art Saturday Poetry – ‘Life’ by Emma Lowrey Williams with Clint Cline

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Life’ by Emma Lowrey Williams. She was born around 1934 and graduated from the Cherokee Female Seminary in 1856 and taught at Green Leaf School, a Cherokee Public School.

I have matched this image by @clixit2020 – Clint Cline ‘And whom do you really know’.

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‘Life’ ©Emma Lowrey Williams

We can not tell what happiness 

We might on earth possess 

If in singleness of heart 

We would strive to act a proper part. 

‘Tis true we see the effects of sin

All without and all within. 

We long may live a life in vain, 

Much good possess, but still complain. 

We may appear to other eyes, 

To be extremely rich and wise; 

But if our hearts are not right, 

Life will not be beautiful and bright. 

Oh! may our life, day by day, 

In love and duty pass away; 

And at last when our bodies die, 

We may live in that world above the sky; 

Where free from sin, death and pain, 

The good will meet and love again. 

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Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
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