Week Twenty-Two: Paintings and Poetry No.22: Donna Venusta by Hans Von Aachen (1580-1585)

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)

Week Twenty-One: Paintings and Poetry No.21: Cardsharps and Fortune Teller by Nicolas Regnier (1620-1622)

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)

Week Sixteen: Paintings and Poetry No.16: Madonna of the Rabbit by Titian (1530)

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)