Artistry Birth

Miniature painting of a portrait artist (saint...

Miniature painting of a portrait artist (saint Luke, recognizable because of the ox, painting the Virgin Mary) with easel (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The artist’s brush
Paints me
And I awaken

The canvas soft
Supports me
And I breathe

The colours bright
Adorn me
And I dance

And when you gaze
Upon my portrait
I’m alive

© Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.
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16 Responses to Artistry Birth

  1. This is such an astute understanding of art, that from an artists perspective you want the work to be alive, to give the impression of his/hers perception of the subject. I do see this poem as operating on several levels. I really like how you are created the images of composition.

  2. Phenomenal! Very good. Blessings, Barbara

  3. Reblogged this on idealisticrebel and commented:
    All art makes the world a better place. Hugs, Barbara

  4. Noora says:

    “And when you gaze
    Upon my portrait
    I’m alive”
    …. you’re on fire, my friend. Love your newest poems. 🙂

  5. Skye says:

    Beautiful, Sis. So gentle….perfect. 🙂 🙂 xxxx

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