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'I Could Love Him'

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'I Could Love Him'

His eyes engage me Certain, calm, intense His identity, unknown ~ Aristocratic is his demeanor ~ Suggested by his sword So ornate and beautiful His fashionable clothing ~ So utterly impeccable and perfect ~ He is not young, nor old Long dark hair that waves A black jacket, lacey cuffs ~ O, how his lips smile at me ~ His face beckons to me His soul captures mine I think, I could love him ~ And I am lost, within the frame ~ Ekphrasis November 27, 2012 Inspired by the painting, Portrait Of A Gentleman By Bartolome Esteban Murillo, 1670 National Gallery of Canada

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  1. Date: 12/15/2012 8:19:00 PM
    This is very very nice. Awesome!!!!

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 8:56:00 AM
    an amazing depiction in words of tempting essence from this cavalier portrait which touched u so intensely dear heart .. felt I was there with u my friend ..

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 7:39:00 AM
    hi Constance brilliant words about a oainting I muust look at it myself, like this description though, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 7:28:00 AM
    I went to that painting with you..Enjoyed reading your great work today..I will look it up on the internet for sometimes I can find a picture of the work that someone writes about..Thanks for stopping by..The last stanza came to me after I though I had finished the work "White"..I wrestled as to whether to add it but adding it won out..I am glad that you enjoyed it..Sara

    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick
    Date: 11/28/2012 7:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I found it online and I am going to look more closely at it..Sara
  1. Date: 11/27/2012 4:10:00 PM
    I love how you write poetry on what you see at a gallery, art inspiring art, very classy! You have written a masterfully perfected piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 2:30:00 PM
    so glad to see another of those paintings through your eyes, my friend - lovely write