Read why in my introductory post.
Poems so far:
Backstage after "Dancers in Green and Yellow" by Edgar Degas.
"To an Olive Tree" after Olive Trees with Yellow Sky and Sun by Vincent van Gogh
"Three Black Cats" after Three Black Cats by Maud Lewis
"When Grandma Reads" after Mrs. Cassatt Reading to her Grandchildren by Mary Cassatt
"On a June Afternoon" after Pigeon on a Peach Branch by Emperor Huizong
"On the Water" after On the Water by Mary Cassatt
"A Dream of Yellow" after Tree Against a Yellow Background by Odilon Redon
"The Letter" after The Letter by Mary Cassatt
"To a Sunflower" after Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh
Today's piece is "The Yellow Boat" by Gustave Caillebotte. What is happier than a yellow boat?!
Only in Summer
- after “The Yellow Boat" by Gustave Caillebotte
Take one yellow boat
ready to drift sail float
add a sea of sweet deep water –
find a sailor
ready to don his hat
and finally (finally!)
leave the harbor
to breathe savor discover
the briny flavor of adventure.
- Irene Latham
Be sure to visit Tabatha at The Opposite Of Indifference for the latest line in our Progressive Poem!