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 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)