Week Eleven: Paintings and Poetry No.11: Early Morning in the Wilderness of Shur, Egypt by Frederick Goodall

Source: http://fineartamerica.com/products/early-morning-in-the-wilderness-of-shur-frederick-goodall-greeting-card.html The Egyptian heat Mountains in pastel-like shades of Pink like youthful horizons The clouds are a collection of mountains The mountain camel is perched on A man raises his hand to the crowd Leather under soles to his feet One man laying on his side The gathering of some apex The camels heads point… Read More Week Eleven: Paintings and Poetry No.11: Early Morning in the Wilderness of Shur, Egypt by Frederick Goodall

Week Nine: Paintings and Poetry No.9: The Finding of Moses by Ofazio Gentileschi

The feet almost off the ground The baby Moses born a wherewithal The skies above his origin Fingers point toward truth Hand gestures sprawled across The traditional canvas Women bear the child Reared by woman’s hand The fingers that point the way From the little man Now in his cot If you enjoyed this post,… Read More Week Nine: Paintings and Poetry No.9: The Finding of Moses by Ofazio Gentileschi

Week Eight: Paintings and Poetry No.8: Charity by Anthony Van Dyck

Dyck shows her looking heavenwards because true charity combines love of one’s neighbour with love of God. – National Gallery The child looks with eyes of understanding At his mischievous brother as if his eyes were from beyond the background of the sky The woman gazes heavenward There is the cloud above her brow ©… Read More Week Eight: Paintings and Poetry No.8: Charity by Anthony Van Dyck

Week Seven: Paintings and Poetry No.7: The Dream of Saint Helena by Veronese

Did her vision keep her awake Or is she asleep? The auspicious vision Brought into the muddy earth Her garment golden A thoughtful painting of vision If you enjoyed this post, please share with colleagues, friends and family. © Zubyre Parvez 2016 All Rights Reserved WRITER BIO: Zubyre Parvez (BA hons) studied English Literature at… Read More Week Seven: Paintings and Poetry No.7: The Dream of Saint Helena by Veronese

Week Five: Paintings and Poetry No.5: A Street Show in Paris by Gabriel Jacques De Saint Aubin

Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dc/Gabriel_Jacques_de_Saint-Aubin_-_A_Street_Show_in_Paris_%28La_Parade_du_Boulevard%29_-_WGA20657.jpg Raw Aesthete No man is an island John Donne The man rests, his heart informs the piece Under the canopy of trees that curve As arch like the parasol shade The woman dons all breezy and free There is war, there is love in this heart There are colours, there is vigour In… Read More Week Five: Paintings and Poetry No.5: A Street Show in Paris by Gabriel Jacques De Saint Aubin