• Annmarie Throckmorton, M.A.

Bright Irony

Irony was "...originally used in Greek tragedy, by which the full significance of a character's words or actions are clear to the (Creator) audience or reader although unknown to the character..."

Source: Google dictionary


"Koan [ˈkōän] NOUN a paradoxical anecdote or riddle, used in Zen Buddhism to demonstrate the inadequacy of logical reasoning and to provoke enlightenment."

Source: Microsoft Bing Dictionary


From nothingness bright light rippled out to become the bold, beautiful colors that the eyes of life were created to see. The koan is: Who, What, When, Where, How, Why. And Which? Was there a choice to be made as to which reality would be created?


Bright Irony

animation and still image are visual koans by Annmarie Throckmorton 2021




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