Monday, June 30, 2008

feast...

Across the table
Songs & wild squashes
Catching
Flowers
&
Dreams,
Shudders
&
Stars,
- -
&
Stars
&
Stars <> Palpable <>

Saturday, June 28, 2008

this is jazz yesterday photo jean d...


Thursday, June 26, 2008

stage door in Paint...


the backdrop...

The backdrop
Gray & green washes on a concrete wall
Sailing songs
Songs & jazz on the radio
The actor brushing gold spirals on the stage door floor
The footlamps fading,
Falling
To a Grecian sky

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

lady with parasol oil jean d...


wishing the rain...

Lady
Under the white canopy on the hill
Conversing
Selling
Tidying
Painting her face in the mirror
Lady
Under the mustard sky casting her purple shadow
Oh, Lady
Greeting the night & all of its inhabitants
A straight grass line
&
Sloping pavement to the ocean
She
Replete
With
With
Wonder
&
Song
&
Diamonds on the bay
Lady
Wishing the rain a red rose in her hair
Her red wrap
Sand under her shoes
The Narrows gurgling its way
Out to Fundy bay
At Penitence Point
Risks & statues facing there
Painting the fog
Sugars & wine & a raindrop sun
&
Pink diamonds on the sky
In the many color cloth of the canvas
Painting the fog
Wishing the rain a good news from the sea
Replete
With
With
Wonder
&
Song
&
Diamonds on the bay,
A great wheel in the field
& four cellos,
The speak of the song in her dream

Sunday, June 22, 2008

gypsy girl pencil sketch 2nd posting...


true boats acrylic 2nd posting...


tumult acrylic...


the tumult...

The mint & peach curtain is closed
In the window to the field & the ocean & the rain
& the tumult

Friday, June 20, 2008

boats in the fog pencil sketch...


cupboards...

Cupboards
Of
Fiesta
&
Desert Rose
A violin & a fife
Play
&
The boats
Reach
In the fog
In
The
Bay
Cupboards in the desk
A letter
A poem
A song
A wrong
Neatly written & placed
& a picture tattered
Of
Banners & boats
& crows
Here
- -
A violin & a fife
Play

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

gypsy girl pencil sketch...


gypsy girl...

Gypsy Girl
Her horse bridled in solid silver
Saddled in solid silver too
Gypsy Girl
Singer of songs
Lookout on the hill
Her black black hair a falls of feathers
On the oceans & in the trees & in the seas
Gypsy Girl
Her whispering breath rustling a poppy leaf
Red
&
Orange
The rhythms
Strings & bells
She
Wine red
&
Sunrise orange
She
Gypsy Girl
The last dancing wearing her fancy dress-!

lubec poppy photo jean d...


lighted in the rain...

The
Cello
Beat - -
Caravans & horses on the avenue
Rag rugs braided oval & round & square
Charlie Parker rides his fast horse
Downtown
To the baseball field
Lighted
In
The
Rain
&
Uptown
To the tennis courts
Lighted
In
The
Rain
Charlie Parker 'looked like Buddha,'
Jack Kerouac said
As peaceful
As peaceful
As Miles Davis playing two notes on the sea
- -
Dave Brubeck just rowed by
Lighted
In
The
Rain

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

brubeck pencil sketch...


the gold beaded lamps went down...

The poet sketching on yellow-lined paper
A vamp
Reaching back in a storyville day
Easily Easily
Saturday night
The gold beaded lamps went down
Saturday night
Orange
& cool
The hill poppies sleep
Delightful songs
Making a picture on the paper on the sea

of dawn...

The safe blanket of dawn
Kathryn's porch & driveway are lighted
The red roses are quiet
The swan, the Sinatra book cover & the indoor cactus
Smile
I
Sigh,
There is a dew on the white picket fence

Saturday, June 14, 2008

on the edge of the ocean...

On the edge of the ocean
A tea garden
Blooms
Sea bells
&
Song

Friday, June 13, 2008

ellington ink sketch 1980...


Wednesday, June 11, 2008

memory pencil sketch...



"The past is never dead. It's not even past."

-William Faulkner

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

for a self portrait...

Blue woman
In the sea shed window - -
A song
On
Flower
Hill
A song
In
The
Trees

Sunday, June 8, 2008

the sea breath...

Watching
The lilt
Sea hair flowered & pinned
Droplets
Of
Salt
Seas
On
Her
Skin
Softly pinks & shocks
The sea breath
Stirring
With
The
Sun
&
The
Moon
A wave
Of
Tulips & silk boats
Heeding
Her song

neon jazz world...

Neon jazz world
Bottles
Peach
&
Coffee
In a street window
Through a garden gate
Orange pops! Graffiti in her hair
Trumpets
Shawls & shoes
Dancing in a poem
Making landfall on her heart

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Robert F. Kennedy

"Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world."

-from Robert F. Kennedy Speech - On the death of Martin Luther King

*Martin Luther King assassinated April 4, 1968
*Robert F. Kennedy assassinated June 5, 1968

Sunday, June 1, 2008

sunflower hill acrylic...


music room saturday (may 31, 2008)...

A small swan outside the window
Flowers beating
Trees rocking
A piano riffing
Monk
& Mr. Corea
Pannonica plains & ponds
La Fiesta & Spain
Rugs & book sets
Gold leafs
White fringes
& rich maroons
Fitzgerald Faulkner Hemingway
- -
& Brubeck
& paintings in the moon