Towards the Hebrides



Hebrides

Staffa is an organ
Thrown overboard by giants long ago.

Jura is a beast with its head down, sleeping,
Its back volcanic, its winds eroded.

Tiree is a gust of fields and houses
Low in the water on the world's rim.

Lewis is a congregation of juddled srmons
Battened-down hatches in a mist of whisky.

Eigg is one milk tooth biting the sky
Searching thirstily among sagging clouds.

by Kenneth C Steven.

Poetry inspires my paintings. I have recently come across the works of Kenneth C Steven he captures the beauty of the Hebrides in his writing. My painting was inspired by the wetlands of Lewis and is titled 'Towards the Hebrides' oil on canvas 60 x 60 cm.

7 comments:

  1. Happy New Year Lass!... This atmospheric jewel is a great beginning for 2016!

    The painting is poetic in its own right- with structure... line and stanza apparent in its composition and design!

    Bravo!

    Good Painting!
    Warmest regards,
    Bruce

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  2. Many thanks Bruce and Happy New Year to you laddie!

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  3. Lovely greens, even in the sky!

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  4. Thank you Rhonda, nice to hear from you!

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  5. As always, lovely atmosphere. My favorite kind of painting.

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