Archive for May, 2008

A Poem from LotRs
May 30, 2008

I sit beside the fire and think

Of all that I have seen,

Of meadow-flowers and butterflies

In summers that have been;

Of yellow leaves and gossamer

In autumns that there were,

With morning mist and silver sun

And wind upon my hair.

I sit beside the fire and think

Of how the world will be

When winter comes without a spring

That I shall ever see.

For still there are so many things

That I have never seen:

In every wood in every spring

There is a different green.

I sit beside the fire and think

Of people long ago,

And people who shall see a world

That I shall never know.

But all the while I sit and think

Of times there were before,

I listen for returning feet

And voices at the door.

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Nature Trail
May 30, 2008

Acrylic 11 x 14 on primed masonite. This painting has continued to be changed, so there will be a new photo up soon.

Early Spring at Lake Thunderbird
May 30, 2008

Acrylic 7 x 9 canvas board. I first learned with this project to put the paintbrush down when the painting is finished, even if the picture has turned out to be something quite different from what was originally planned.

Bluff at Lake Arbuckle
May 30, 2008

Sold. Private collection

Oklahoma Mountains
May 2, 2008