"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Sunday, April 15, 2012

Above Red Roofs- Magpie Tales 113



Red Roofs Marc Chagall




Above red roofs
His colors sing and sparkle
A lonesome visionary
A gift to us
~~~~~~~~~


For more takes on this wonderful painting go here:
http://magpietales.blogspot.com/2012/04/mag-113.html


22 comments:

  1. Amazing what we see in this. I like your lovely vision.

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  2. Lot's of references to color today, huh? very simple, very nice.

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  3. I did a Google search of his paintings ... WOWED by the colors he used. Red, primary among them. He was a genius.

    Happy Sunday!

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  4. we need more with vision...to lead us...that would def be a gift...if you ask me...

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  5. Yes...indeed a gift...

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  6. A visionary write!

    Anna :o]

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  7. I've always loved Chagall, and your words go so wonderfully with this poetic painting.

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  8. The poem captures what is special about the picture, and I like the colours and balance too, but I would like to know the story.

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  9. Oh, yes! And what a gift it is.

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  10. People were indeed fortunate to include Marc Chagall in their numbers for so many, many years. Thank you for pointing that out.

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  11. Certainly a gift, a great gift. Great verse!


    Hank

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  12. This is an evocative image. I like your four lines.

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  13. Very poignant, Kathe

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  14. Some gifts have no need to be wrapped! Lovely verse, Kathe!

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  15. Yep, a lonesome visionary.

    And a gift.

    =)

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  16. Lovely, especially singing, sparkling colours.

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  17. Much less complicated than Chagall's painting. I like it.

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  18. They always are, aren't they? We profit from their despair.

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  19. This is beautiful Kathe....your vision in this haiku a gift of your own. :-)

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