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  • Writer's pictureEarlSun

Brilliance Amidst Shadows

Updated: Nov 11, 2023

my father's journey through life took him down some dark paths, yet he possessed remarkable talents. He excelled in the game of chess, displaying great skill and determination, finding mental challenges akin to the trials of existence. An artist at heart, he expressed his creativity through painting and wood burning during moments of serenity. Despite life's struggles, his brilliance shone through in both the art of chess and the canvas of his artistic endeavors.




There was this particular artwork my father created that caught my attention. I couldn't help but wonder if it was a masterpiece or a manifestation of the inner demons he struggled with. I suppose we'll never truly never know....




I've constantly attempted to analyze my father's thoughts and have often pondered whether the war influenced his character or if it was simply his inherent nature.

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Guest
Aug 12, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

Really Talented Artist, what a great read and journey so far.

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taronceqlanes
Aug 12, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

I’m fascinated reading about your father’s journey and seeing his artwork. The picture with the man that has an image inside his head spoke volumes to me. It can be interpreted in so many different ways. I would love to know the meaning behind it. His paintings remind me of some of the paintings from the 70’s show Good Times. He was a very, very gifted man.

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