Revelation on Canvas
[ Issue 31 ]

Revelation on Canvas delights Emily Bronto

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Revelation on Canvas

Bet Briggs' poem Revelation on Canvas, in two parts, is another offering from her Poems for Azimuth.
 

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Revelation on Canvas Bet Briggs

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I

Colour on colour, tone on tone,
stroke after stroke of the brush
forming pattern on pattern,

in a passionate rush
the colours collide,
they crowd and they crush.

VI

Colours of earth, air and water,
rhythms of pattern and line
becoming strata of life:
bone, flesh and blood,
heartbeats on canvas.

Colours in counterpoint:
they throb and they pulse,
they sing and they dance.

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