Once more it was a privilege to collaborate creatively with Lee at 67painting.wordpress.com
I hope you like the result and that you find our joints efforts as soothing and calming as I did. Andrea
Inner smile (by Andrea Wicks)
I wait for you in August.
I long to see your powdered wings, enrapt at every speck and streak.
Blow into my garden admiral, where I can see you
on parade in all your finery.
Bent low with blooms, your butterfly bush erupts.
Some weed it out. Not me. I planted it for you.
Can it be heard: the sound of cocoons
drying and splitting. Paper wings unfurling.
Tentative first flight.
One ear in the grass, I listen.
My nose touching blades and stems.
Painted shadows sway and lengthen – as day tilts west,
I see you on my finger tip.
Wide eyes hold on to this moment, stitched in my summer memory,
caught between each note.
I loved each line, it flowed like the sea and it gives a whole new nuance to the instrumental. It no longer feels like my solo doodling, it…
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