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Virgin and Child-2

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Virgin and Child-2

The Virgin and Child

Matrix of allusions.Its intersections
dipped in the beckoning depths of  chaste dark 
to grow limbs like any other. To mark
a departure into a great mission.
Life  dipped in a suave and rare medium
of strokes and streaks . Who would not sense
in the vision-flatness an equilibrium
of  solidity and reassurance.
The harboring grid of hardened faith
is crowned with thorns of colored distractions
without the telling placenta of birth
but  still-lifed  in womb-dark meditation
I ‘m the virgin, the lactating breasts, the birth 
I ‘m the baby of the resurgent earth.

Form:  A modern Sonnet, attempted.

**Based on the painting “ Virgin and child” by SOFONISBA ANGUISSOLA 

S.Jagathsimhan Nair,
 26th Oct  2013.

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  1. Date: 9/29/2014 6:35:00 PM
    truly outstanding piece very beautifully penned bless you

  1. Date: 2/6/2014 5:38:00 AM
    congrats on your great win, jaggy, this is a really outstanding poem! and it seems some people are just discovering what I have always known: that you are a first rate poet, one of the best on this site! I said you have many wonderful pieces, and this is certainly one of them - I'm so glad my attention was called to it :) charlotte

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 2:56:00 PM
    At the end, .....you say "A modern Sonnet attempted" ?? Well, not only attempted, but you have written above and beyond, succeeded in every line! This is amazing!

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 1:19:00 PM
    i call tjis sublime and dleictae, jag.. congrats!

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 12:03:00 PM
    Ahh!! Great quality poetry!! Way to go with this win..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 9:01:00 AM
    Well expressed! Congratulations.

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 12:47:00 AM
    Lovely write on Art and congrats on the fine win, s.nair

  1. Date: 1/31/2014 8:10:00 AM
    wonderful and impressive write and congrats on the win, S.Nair

  1. Date: 1/28/2014 1:52:00 PM
    JAG, <3<3*CONGRATULATIONS, I THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR ENTERING MY CONTEST. Take care ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:23:00 PM
    My friend you art a true artist. You can dip your quill in my ink anytime..... Somehow, I believe it would Improve my writing.... Great work..... Jake

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 9:51:00 AM
    Interesting work..Reads like winning material to me.Enjoyed reading your contest entry..Sara

  1. Date: 10/28/2013 11:22:00 AM
    incredibly composed with a flow and expression that simply delight, jag.. i want this to win!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 5:19:00 AM
    - As Blessed Virgin Mary .... skilled and very well written, Jag. - Good luck in the contest! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)