Saturday, November 3, 2012

A fin, a flap, a froth of waves


A fin, a flap, a  froth of waves
The breaker rises, then it caves
The boat will sink and so will I
No one around to hear my cry
Food flakes afloat, the flick of tails
I pray for wind to fill my sails
I pray that I may stay the course
And ride the wave, or maybe force
My way deep down under the tide  
So I may flee, so I may hide
In Jaffa bay, or in Tarshish
And not be swallowed by a fish


This is a mixed-media painting with a few collaged pieces
which I finished off with acrylic paint.
I cannot even tell you what it means to me, it is quite nonsensical, which I find freeing.
Just because!

13 comments:

  1. I find it to be quite fanciful, pleasing and playful.

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    1. Just the spirit in which it was created! Thank you Lisa

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    1. Thank you dear Shyam! You might have noticed this: the poem (and the painting) has echoes from the Book of Jonah...

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  3. Very fun! And nicely hidden story.

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  4. Fun piece! Found you on Twitter. Glad we connected. Peace!!

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    1. So true, I had great fun with it! Thank you Daniel :)

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  5. I love the vivid colors in your artwork! And your poem is charming and descriptive :) Fantastic!

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  6. posted review for "Edge." Sorry it took so long.

    Bill Cronin

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