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

Week Four: Paintings and Poetry No.4: On Seeing Saint George and The Dragon by Jacopo Tintoretto (1518-1594)

Saint George and the Dragon by Jacopo Tintoretto (1518-1594) The etheral swirl of colour Saint Goerge dressed in pink riding a white horse A lance pierces the dragon A palace stretches out the dimensions Toward the sea There is high water in the scene A deity in the sky A lady drifts away at an… Read More Week Four: Paintings and Poetry No.4: On Seeing Saint George and The Dragon by Jacopo Tintoretto (1518-1594)