Morning at Great Pond Limited Edition

    • Inspired by Mary Oliver's poem, Morning at Great Pond.
    • Fine art giclée limited edition print:
      • Printed on Sunset by Fredrix Satin Canvas SUV
      • Archival Pigments
      • Stretched on 1.5" wooden bars
      • Wired and ready for hanging as is
      • Signed in lower right hand corner

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    • This painting was inspired by Mary Oliver's poem, "Morning at Great Pond." The original painting is nearly 7 feet wide and was painted in a tiny dorm room in college.

      Morning at Great Pond
      by Mary Oliver

      It starts like this:
      forks of light
      slicking up
      out of the east,
      flying over you,
      and what's left of night --
      its black waterfalls,
      its craven doubt --
      dissolves like gravel
      as the sun appears
      trailing clouds
      of pink and green wool,
      igniting the fields,
      turning the ponds
      to plates of fire.
      The creatures there
      are dark flickerings
      you make out
      one by one
      as the light lifts --
      great blue herons,
      wood ducks shaking
      their shimmering crests --
      and knee-deep
      in the purple shallows
      a deer drinking:
      as she turns
      the silver water
      crushes like silk,
      shaking the sky,
      and you're healed then
      from the night, your heart
      wants more, you're ready
      to rise and look!
      to hurry anywhere!
      to believe in everything.

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