Painting Eternity

December 2, 2007 § 1 Comment

“Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.” – Vincent van Gogh

A flower may blossom, wither
And then die without anyone
Ever seeing or knowing its

But the artist can look at
The flower and freeze it in
Time – Paint it onto canvas
To live a thousand lifetimes

And a thousand generations
Will look upon the flower
And see the beauty it had
To offer

A beauty that once-
Blossomed, withered,
And died a long time ago….

And maybe some will say
To their selves – I wonder what
The artist was thinking of-

As she froze a moment in
Time – and painted eternity

~A gift to me

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