Tuesday, May 28, 2013

SOLD "Hummingbird in Foxgloves" Original hummingbird watercolor by Janice Trane Jones

SOLD This is an original hummingbird watercolor painting on 300 lb cold pressed paper and high grade pigments. The painting measures 11 x 15 unframed but the purchase includes a 16 x 20 white mat making this ready for a frame upon arrival. I send all my watercolors flattened out and in their mats so the buyer does not have to do the work. To Purchase or view other paintings go to www.janicetranejones.com or janicetranejones@aol.com.

Humming-bird by D.H. Lawrence  
I CAN imagine, in some otherworld
Primeval-dumb, far back
In that most awful stillness, that only gasped and hummed,
Humming-birds raced down the avenues.

Before anything had a soul,
While life was a heave of Matter, half inanimate,
This little bit chipped off in brilliance
And went whizzing through the slow, vast, succulent stems.

I believe there were no flowers, then
In the world where the humming-bird flashed ahead of
I believe he pierced the slow vegetable veins with his long

Probably he was big
As mosses, and little lizards, they say were once big.
Probably he was a jabbing, terrifying monster.

We look at him through the wrong end of the long telescope
of Time,
Luckily for us.

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