11 December 2012

Mornings with Mary ~ Day 11

Art Journal  


AT morn — at noon — at twilight dim —
Maria! thou hast heard my hymn!
In joy and woe — in good and ill —
Mother of God, be with me still!
When the Hours flew brightly by,
And not a cloud obscured the sky,
My soul, lest it should truant be,
Thy grace did guide to thine and thee;
Now, when storms of Fate o’ercast
Darkly my Present and my Past,
Let my Future radiant shine
With sweet hopes of thee and thine!
                                             ~edgar allan poe


I painted this page last night,
for all of you.
And for Edgar.
And for Maria.



21 comments:

  1. so so beautiful - almost like a miniature book of hours! thank you and a blessed day to you

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  2. So beautiful, Lisa! I've never read that poem before. Your painting captures the feeling so well. xox

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  3. bella! what a wonderful piece.. xoxo

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  4. Beautiful, Lisa - that raven says, "Nevermore fear. Nevermore alone."

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  5. How have i missed this blessing of Mr Poe's? Simply adorned, she is now.

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  6. Thank you, thank you, thank you! She is beautiful and I did not know that Edgar Allan Poe wrote a prayer to Mary. Wow.

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  7. Very beautiful, I love her eyes. I never knew poe could write in such a touching way, very nice inspiration!

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  8. I love, love, love this. I love the raven included in the painting. Outstanding art! And beautiful, gentle heart of the artist showing through.

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  9. I am in awe of your talent. Beautiful art. I also enjoyed the Poe quote/prayer. I love what Delphyne said, too.xx

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  10. Wonderful post and your painting is so beautiful ~ Poe quote ~ 'spot on' ~

    (A Creative Harbor) aka artmusedog and Carol ^_^

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  11. Wonderful to see a page spread from your art journal! The poem fragment is a perfect match for the artwork and both are lovely and graced.
    Blessings!

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  12. This is a very moving piece. Great job. Evermore.

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  13. Lisa,I love this image....and thank you for sharing these words!
    Happy Tuesday,
    Ruby

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  14. Lisa, I've never read that poem. How interesting. I'll have to dig o ut my EAP book or two. Your painting is just beautiful. Thank you.

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  15. And I deeply appreciate you taking the time last night to paint this and to send along the Edgar Allan Poe writing. I don't remember reading that way back when.

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  16. Somewhere, somehow, Edgar is smiling. So is the Raven. :)

    Mary of the Menorah

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  17. Mmmm...she is awesome...who would have thought that Edgar would have written about her so beautifully?

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  18. This is such a subtle yet glorious piece. There is something very arresting about the eyes and the poem by Poe. They go together so well.

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  19. Lisa, she is beautiful, as always. So calm and self-possessed. I never knew Poe wrote a poem like this. I love it!

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