Death Stalks.

Dark secrets hidden in the soul

Lost hope devours futures whole.

The beauty of the mountainside

Hold darkness that covers wide.

Fears are waterfalls hidden deep

Death stalks there, touching all

Leaving wife and son weep.

******

The above artwork is by André Mangabeira. He created this stunning piece by using charcoal and pastels on a moleskin sketchbook.
André based it on a scene from the Turkish movie – ‘Once upon a time in Anatolia’.

I read the plot and followed Andre’s lead basing a short poem on the essence of the story.

Do visit André’s blog.

André has kindly given me permission to use this piece of artwork.

10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. André Mangabeira
    Jul 22, 2019 @ 11:59:38

    Wow! I am glad my drawing has suited your poem, which is (deep) concised and very pleasant to read. “She walks in beauty and…darkness”. Thank you again. (sorry any english mistake).

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    Jul 22, 2019 @ 15:55:04

    That was a great interpretation sis!

    Reply

  3. jenanita01
    Jul 23, 2019 @ 17:50:55

    Reblogged this on anita dawes and jaye marie.

    Reply

  4. jenanita01
    Jul 23, 2019 @ 18:50:26

    That is a lovely image… and the poem’s not bad either!

    Reply

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