Stephen John Kalinich



(Photo by L. K. Thayer)

In one of my stories
the disciple says to the Master Poet
What must one do to become  a true master?
Master says you have learned the words
and image the rhythms
and the colors are you second nature
your brush your emotional tones
are forming brilliantly
but you must do one thing
above all else.
What is that? said the Student
The master said,


“you must learn the silence.”

Stephen John Kalinich

Painting by Stephen John Kalinich




  1. lkthayer · May 29, 2011

    “you must learn the silence” I live by this!! Love it…Thanks Stevie
    Love you 🙂

  2. stevie · May 29, 2011

    I love you Lisa Susan too and Michael,Bill,Herb and everyone Eve ,Ben and the UNiverse.

  3. Lordy · May 29, 2011

    saying nothing………

  4. Susan Hayden · May 30, 2011

    And so it goes.. I am learning..

  5. lkthayer · May 29, 2016

    I love your paintings too Stevie! Love you 🙂

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