Not Blind

No, not KKK / Ku Klux Klan. Not blind. Only a blindfolded horse – to calm down the soul. Some days ago I thought, I maybe could get blind, because there are always lightnings in my left eye. I grabbed my guitar and decided to retire with music – following Ray Charles, Steve Wonder and so many blind guitarists who found a solution vs. the loss of eye-functions. Then I nevertheless went to a doctor, he examined with many machines – and now I know, I’ll be not blind soon. I can continue to write and read … [diagnosis: "Glaskörperabhebung" = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floater]
HORSE WITH HOOD
title=”HORSE WITH HOOD” by martyn61, click on the picture to enter his Flickr galleries
me, playing on my guitar an old spiritual: “The blind man stood on the road and cried, crying, oh my Lord, give me back my sight…”

related:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floater]
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mouches_volantes
http://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2012/01/02/2012-step-by-step/
+



blind-man-guitar-video
Originally uploaded by Frizztext

The blind man stood on the road and cried,
crying, oh my Lord, give me back my sight,
the blind man stood on the road and cried.

Read my article about Josh White:
flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/josh-white/

About frizztext

websites: 1 - my daily wordpress blog "flickrcomments" at FLICKRCOMMENTS, 2 - my own photos at frizztext, 3 - flickr group group: BLOG IT!

27 responses to “Not Blind

  1. I’m glad you went to the doctor and that you have no tear to the retina. Stay well!

    Like

    • hi Barb,
      I like your little story and the moral:
      “Never argue with a woman who reads.
      It’s likely she can also think.
      At least now she has all the equipment . . .”

      Like

  2. A huge relief! I am glad for you,

    Like

  3. I’m very very glad to hear that Frizz! …and very well performed song! :-)

    Like

  4. Frightening moment turning itself around to good news. So enjoy your guitar planning. Between you and George-b I am adding to my likes in music. Photography, music, wisdom, what’s next. :-)
    Thank you…

    Like

  5. Ah, the music is so very soothing; thanks so much, and I am glad that you’ve eliminated the doubt/dread and can be grateful for your vision and your many talents!
    Z

    Like

  6. So glad your eyes are fine Frizz. I too have lots of floaters and tears in my retina that need periodic attention. Blogging can’t be helping much :-) Love your music!

    Like

  7. blind? schrecklich
    aber hast du gedacht wie viele Menschen, die völlig selbst blind sind?

    Like

  8. As I site possessor I believe the content material here is rattling great , appreciate it for your efforts. You should keep it up forever! Best of luck.

    Like

  9. I’m so happy to hear your sight will be okay, Frizz…
    I know you are an unbelievably talented musician, but it would be such an absolute shame if you weren’t able to practice your gifts in photography and painting as well!!!

    Like

  10. That’s good news. I’m glad that you are Ok.
    Kind greetings,
    Marianne

    Like

  11. Hooray for your vision and for your choice of guitar music from Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder! Play on, Guitar Man!

    Like

  12. Wonderful news .. now we can continue to enjoy your inteesting and fascinating posts. I am glad to hear that you will have sight.Blessings …

    Like

  13. That is relieving news. Music is very healing and therapeutic. Glad you retired to music.

    Like

    • yes, music is therapeutic …
      my blind friend Rob in Brussels, supported by Catou:

      a flickr video – is it possible for you to watch??

      Like

      • Yes, I just watched it. Fabulous! Thank you for the link. The talent is impressive – the instrument sees no blindness – the talent is “blind to his blindness,” and that is one of the things that makes great music, in my opinion.

        Like

Hearing from you makes my day!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,576 other followers

%d bloggers like this: