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Written for:  Carpe Diem #674, Channel – Impressionism – Sapozhnikova Svetlana

Soft pink light

Gondoliers await lovers

Twilight in Venice

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House of Sunshine (a shadorma)

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts
Three posted paintings:

You can choose one and write a straightforward response to what you see.

You can choose one and write a poem based on the… 81 more words

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Laundering 'Neath Bridge

Written for:  Carpe Diem, Van Gogh’s Langlois Bridge at Arles with Women Washing (1888) – Impressionism

Heat of morning sun
Laundering near tall grasses
Cooler on the bridge… 14 more words

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #670, Bathing – Impressionism, Paul Cézanne
I love to present to you a painting by Paul Cézanne … I think it’s a nice example of late impressionism and it’s really an impression from a bathing scene. 69 more words

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The Scream

Written for:
Carpe Diem #669, Scream
[…] “One evening I was walking along a path, the city was on one side and the fjord below. I felt tired and ill. 154 more words

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The Dream

Written for:  Carpe Diem #668, Dreams – post-impressionism
“The Dream” by Henri Rousseau

The Dream is the largest of the jungle paintings. It features an almost surreal portrait of Yadwigha (Jadwiga), Rousseau’s Polish mistress from his youth, lying naked on a divan to the left of the painting, gazing over a landscape of lush jungle foliage, including lotus flowers, and animals including birds, monkeys, an elephant, a lion and lioness, and a snake. 107 more words

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Written for:  The Mag, #258

Not another sound.  You came
to me because of that witchy
magic with which I surround you,
astound you. Maybe I am… 29 more words

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