River Art: Reflections

Play with the shadows

Tinker with light

Mirror the shapes and colors

Turn it upright

Place it topside below

 

 

. . .  . . .  . . .  What do you see? . . .  . . .  . . .

 

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Morning DjEWels

 

Lady spins her web

no thought in her head

but to snare

her dinner

for the ‘morrow

 

FullSizeRender-1333A wanderer appears

dawn’s birdsong in her ears

hearty empty

but open

beyond sorrow

 

 

FullSizeRender-1342She spies the Lady’s spell

woven from words that will not tell

the story

how dew-laced strands

captured fog-laden light

 

FullSizeRender-1346Oh sister spinner, so fair

blissfully unaware

how her masterpiece

graced

a solitary shadow

 

FullSizeRender-1334Oblivious to delight

Without artful foresight

beyond

her dinner

for the ‘morrow

 

 

(Dedicated to Lee, Joyce, Starkey, and Ann W., dear friends and fellow travelers in the crafting arts of beauty.)

Mother Nature’s Art Class

 

Get out your glue sticks, children!

and construction paper

and a pair of nice

safe

dull

baby scissors

Here is a box of 64-color Crayolas

Mmmmm they smell good, don’t they?

Play nice and share . . .

Okay, now throw it all out the window!

Then out we go

into my world . . .

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FullSizeRender-1033Gravity’s artful dalliance

with a soft

and thoughtful breeze

perfectly fills our canvas

 

 

 

 

FullSizeRender-1043Shapes colors and shadows

evoke texture movement emotion

A golden van Gogh landscape

brings the senses home

 

 

 

 

FullSizeRender-999Colors go POP!

like a Warhol classic

multitudes masking

the uniqueness of one

 

 

 

 

FullSizeRender-1016Highlights

backlights

strobe lights

complements of Sister Sun

 

 

 

 

FullSizeRender-1036Faces gently blushing

hearts softly flutter

a pastel palette

that does Monet proud

 

 

 

 

photo 1While naked trunks

and bare arms

grant graceful shading

in all the right places

 

 

 

FullSizeRender-1037Rembrandts of raindrops

on somber blacktop

Golden red brown on black . . .

a bold fashion statement

 

 

 

 

FullSizeRender-1027Beauty’s dying breath

captured, enraptured

with all the drama

of a da Vinci touch

 

 

FullSizeRender-1002Dried out veins

and empty dewdrops

no longer nourish

brittle fronds of lace

 

 

 

 

FullSizeRender-1026And back to the earth

to Mother’s sweet bosom

our subjects return

for a well-earned rest

 

 

 

 

FullSizeRender-1017Judgement suspended

as all art is lovely . . .

moving composition

a Matisse masterpiece!