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Ekphrasis on Waterloo Bridge

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saffron shafts of sun~ behind lofty heights of faded silver and sapphire veiled by the hazy fog spell prelude to dusk faded titanium bridges are galloping white horses crossing the river of dreams where our lost story drifts illuminating faint gray surrounding misty water like when you cast a fading smile~ as you wave goodbye 14 March 2021 Notes: Waterloo Bridge is a series of 41 impressionist oil paintings of the 1807–1810 Waterloo Bridge in London by Claude Monet, produced between 1900 and 1904 and forming a sub-series within his larger 'London series' alongside the Charing Cross Bridge series and the Houses of Parliament series.(Photo and info credits to Wikipedia). All Yours (March 14) Poetry Contest Sponsored by Briand Strand 1st place

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Date: 3/16/2021 2:20:00 PM
Back with congrats. Way to go. Sara
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Date: 3/14/2021 7:01:00 AM
A descriptive and expressive work describing those paintings. Monet was a very talented man. Your visit to my page was encouraging. Sara
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Date: 3/14/2021 5:37:00 AM
"faded titanium bridges are galloping white horses" Oh, how beautiful the images are! I have to say - you are specialists in this Ekphrasis poetry form, probably because you are both a visual and literary artist. I am captivated by the lyrical quality of your lines. Love ~ Mala
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Date: 3/14/2021 6:45:00 AM
Thank you dear Mala for your motivational comment. I appreciate much...More power.
Date: 3/13/2021 6:16:00 PM
Dear JCB, your talented pen captures the aura of the moment. The moment of sunset, the moment of revelation, the moment of good-bye. My heart aches and my imagination intensifies under the spell of your captivating poem as I melt into the soft impressionistic imagery; "faded titanium bridges / are galloping white horses" - your imagery and emotion is swoon-worthy and breathtaking, dear poetess. A fav - as is Claude Monet. I love his art and I love yours as well. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 3/13/2021 8:18:00 PM
Thank you dear friend. Your inspiring words moved me to the highest level. Thank you for your heartfelt appreciation on this humble write.
Date: 3/13/2021 10:22:00 AM
A fine write, JCB. I love it when an ekphrasis is so descriptive you can see the subject in the mind's eye. Well done!
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