He adds his finesse to the piece She plays her sensuous melody Knuckling in on a good song Boisterous she looks back at him At her lover who now laughs A manly laugh his teeth show Their whole hearts in line with The sweet songs that are cued © Zubyre Parvez 2017 All Rights Reserved… Read More Week Twenty-Two: Paintings and Poetry No.22: Donna Venusta by Hans Von Aachen (1580-1585)
The hijab of the Asian woman The artist cross legged European All in tandem in this pack of Characters, she keeps her cards Played closely to her chest The veil of this diverse world Of intrigues and vanity fair Of introverts and extroverts. © Zubyre Parvez 2017 All Rights Reserved If you enjoyed this post,… Read More Week Twenty-One: Paintings and Poetry No.21: Cardsharps and Fortune Teller by Nicolas Regnier (1620-1622)
Timid, shoulders hunched Into the frame the mirror Slanted reflections of the Doppleganger shade corner
The slit in his clothing Underneath is all man All muscle, no kidding. His feather is soft pink He raises his glass as He raises his profile To reveal the feminine In his soul, in himself.
The painter is drawing a comparison: To hold the child in your hand Is like taking a rabbit in your hand The child’s heart and it’s sinew Until he is grown with large legs His old soul is yet in the child’s body His journey of life depicted in art There are periods in his… Read More Week Sixteen: Paintings and Poetry No.16: Madonna of the Rabbit by Titian (1530)
How is the lady a child? Doesn’t the prophet know Her childbearing strength? In his tender consideration? The veil garment of world Are we not from the same Origin, the painting is it Not of Renaissance period?
The muses above the cacophony Provide inspired classical sound The body of work felt and heard The carved trees made of earth