skip to Main Content

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

  • December 16, 2016

Yesterday I told you that I love you I told you that you are My princess Today, I am telling You that you are my future I am telling you that Life is nothing without you. Tomorrow, I will tell…

Read More

WATCHING HIPPOS

  • November 6, 2016

IV WATCHING HIPPOS I like the rhythm of hippos the wide ripples they make in the water that spread like a run of smooth honey right into the reeds they know I won't hunt them they blow near my boat…

Read More

The Man, The Boy and The Donkey

  • October 9, 2016

A man and his son were once going with their donkey to market. As they were walking alongside the donkey, a countryman passed them and said, "You fools, what is a donkey for but to ride upon?" So the man put…

Read More

The Panther — In Jardin des Plantes, Paris

  • September 4, 2016

His gaze, going past those bars, has got so misted with tiredness, it can take in nothing more. He feels as though a thousand bars existed, and no more world beyond them than before. Those supple powerful paddings, turning there…

Read More

from The Georgics Book II, lines 328-345

  • August 7, 2016

Then are the trackless copses alive with the trilling of birds, And the beasts look for love, their hour come round again: Lovely the earth in labour, under a tremulous west wind The fields unbosom, a mild moisture is everywhere.…

Read More

To Paint the Portrait of a Bird

  • July 5, 2016

First paint a cage with an open door then paint something pretty something simple something beautiful something useful... for the bird then place the canvas against a tree in a garden in a wood or in a forest hide behind…

Read More