Poetry-Inspired Journal Art

Hello Friends!

On Saturday after some very quiet time, I found this poem as I looked through a book of poems we have. Then I wrote it in my art journal.

I thought the imagery was intriguing. So today I did a watercolor lightly on top of it.

Leisure

by W. H. Davies.

What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare?

No time to stand beneath the boughs, andΒ  stare as long as sheep and cows.

No time to see, when woods we pass, where squirrels hide their nuts in grass.

No time to turn at Beauty’s glance, and watch her feet, how they can dance.

No time to wait till her mouth can, enrich that smile her eyes began.

A poor life this if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare.

Have a wonderful day and give someone you love a big hug! πŸ˜€

 

About whitefeatherfloating

When I began this blog I was simply going to share my writing. However, after being part of the blogging world for quite some time now, I decided to begin sharing my artwork. Patsy's Creative Corner will always have my artwork and some writing, but I also created a blog called "My Crazy Life!" in order to simply write my short autobiography and hopefully get some feedback on it as I go. However, it is a very slow project right now. You can find it here: https://spreadingmy2wings.wordpress.com Thanks for visiting! :)

Posted on May 13, 2019, in Art Talk and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. Nicely illustrated poem, Patsy!

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  2. Patsy, a great poem to ponder in this day and age of busy. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. I love this, Patsy. That’s a beautiful poem. I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day!

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  4. One of my favourite poems from high school English, and one that is so true even now, many years later. You’ve made a beautiful setting for this poem in your journal.

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