The Courage to Change. Thoughts and Art

The Courage to Change. Thoughts and Art

Courage, poetry and painting. The Courage to Change by the artist and poet Leah Lubin. Enjoy the day and remember ‘Art is Everywhere.’

The Courage to Change. Thoughts and Art

Changing Shape by the artist and poet Leah Lubin

The Courage to Change by Leah Lubin

Not young, not old.

But, still in the process of changing.

Myself in transition

with the courage to change

still on my side.


At some point courage is all you have.

No correct answers.

No easy path.

So, I step forward

accepting what I have to do.


Apparently clapping is no longer in.

Snapping of the fingers is what

now passes for applause.

My first lesson in the Santa Cruz poetry scene

eloquently explained during an event at the

Art and History Museum.


So, I promise to try it.

Will no longer clap, but snap.

My fingers ready.

My heart open.

Ready to change.

Leah Lubin on google plus

View Comments (2)
  • isabeldelrio

    The courage to change… Love the idea, Leah

  • and that’s what each of us must do at times – adapt – change – change even though change in and of itself may at times seem ominous/frightening – but to channel change anyway – to save our “self” else stagnate – anyway, thought-provoking piece – and i must say i LOVE the art work! beautiful!!!


is an author and artist. Born in Haifa, Israel in 1951, she moved to England when she was six years old. By the time she was 14, she knew that she wanted to be an artist, and at the age of 17, she enrolled in the Barnet College of Art, part of the London University system. She moved to the United States in 1979, and became an American citizen in 1986. Leah now makes her home in California.

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