Friday, February 19, 2021

you cannot ever leave completely... nor do you want to...


'You cannot leave Africa, Africa said. 
It is always with you, there inside your head. 
Our rivers run in currents in the swirl of your thumbprints; 
our drumbeats counting out your pulse; 
our coastline the silhouette of your soul.' 

-Bridget Dore
from the poem Africa Smiled 



  1. Love your watercolor painting and the poem you put with it. Beautiful, beautiful!

  2. I haven't been here in ages, hello! Holy cow you are painting some amazing things! I love this painting so much - the color and composition so good! Glad to find you still at it. Hope you're managing ok in these strange times!

  3. This is an amazing piece of art. Also true, once you have Africa in your soul it is there for life.


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