My Canvases Take on a Life
Pirate woman slashes through the canvas, jumping into my lap.
Her fiery red and pink hair rivaling the flash of her gold and silver jewelry.
A caramel skinned ebony queen riding a polka dot dragon raised her sword.
They are mighty, assertive, powerful, and ready to take on all comers.
Never annoy women who carry pointy swords or daggers with spikes.
Women who assert themselves have the best lives. I add more color.
In neon acrylics, the fearsome two take on a life that rivals all the others.
A diamond tiara appears on warrior women, surprising even me, her creator.
The background is filled with a pirate ship, castle, and magical forest.
Imagination on fire, I grav up glitter paints, to enhance these formidable two.
My muses throw down pinks, greens, oranges, purples and reds, scaring me.
They have taken on a life of their own, I am a mere observer.
Sure, they are using my hands, but this creation goes well beyond my ability.
Entities I do not recognize are now in charge,
giving this canvas enthusiastic life!
I applaud their finished product, taking full credit.
Copyright © Caren Krutsinger | Year Posted 2021
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