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
Teary eyed and sentimental bespeaks depth There is a smile in her heart a tender jest Was it the painters smile she harboured Did he paint them as they were together?
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
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
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
There in the sky, pattern of hands The airy scene of the crowning Pure and free of earth The brown and white dog Takes a corner In the painting above is cloud The horn of plenty She sits by As pure as the child’s mind Infinity captured in architecture If you enjoyed this blogpost, please… Read More Week Six: Paintings and Poetry No.6: Happy Union by Paolo Veronese
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