My gift to you on Valentine’s Day is Rumi and a painting inspired by his ecstatic poetry. First, the poem. . .
Love is the cure,
for your pain will keep giving birth to more pain
until your eyes constantly exhale love as effortlessly
as your body yields its scent.
acrylic and collage and gel pens on acrylic textured w/c paper, 10 X 11″
In Muse Group this week we painted larger, on 1/2 sheets of watercolor paper (15X22″), in acrylic and then used cropping borders to find the painting “gems” within the borders. Some of us left the painting whole and others (like me) cut it up.
Here’s the painting before carving.
Now I also have an assortment of interesting “remnants” to put together in another painting, which I may share. . . if and when it comes together.
Now enjoy your chocolate and whatever lovemaking of the emotional, carnal, and/or spiritual kind you have in mind for this lovely non-holiday.