The artist steals his colors from the palette of nature:
Daisy yellow, cumulus white, sea foam blue, and new leaf green.
Congratulating himself for mixing a gritty mahogany
(tinged with the red of rain-washed clay)
he sneers and deludes himself into man’s great pretension;
That he alone creates the wonders of the world.


Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at

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