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Phthalo Blue

Phthalo Blue and White
My
White spirit is lifted
And poured ceremoniously yet with an air of joy
As colours are mixed upon the plate
To paint
A baby boy
Each shade and light I know so well now
As the lines on my left palm
I hope to reproduce his smile
With the very same
Gentle charm
I don't even know his name yet
But I know the phthalo blue which rest as his eyes
As gentle little halos though so young
Appear
Strikingly
Wise

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  1. Date: 1/1/2013 1:10:00 PM

    Karen , making an appearance on the soup today. Only 2 wish you this coming year to be a glorious one in which rewards all your future poetry with success. I love the time I took out of the first day of the year. 1-1-2013* :-) Just to wish you the best of 2013. Take care my dear poet friend. Thank you for sharing your verse...pd

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 2:35:00 PM

    Do you paint Karen? Pthalo blue is on every painters palette and is a beautiful color. The child with eyes this color is truly lucky! :)

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 2:12:00 PM

    wow, this is a really good poem. One of my favorites I read today. this is how I like to see a free verse poem, and adorable as well!

  1. Date: 10/7/2012 12:15:00 PM

    I think Phthalo would make a great name for powerful soul - I like how you combine joy with ceremony, thats the way they should be - oft times ceremonies and rituals are too stale,rigid and excessively solemn - equating painting with procreation is a wonder stroke Karen - J.A.B. %

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 8:23:00 AM

    A great write Karen... loved it! Hugs, Jack

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 10:08:00 AM

    wow Karen, this is awesome, and so profound...

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 12:57:00 AM

    Oooo... very nice... splendid