My Life

My life, dull
Starts to get
Colorful now
As his hands
Trace curves
Eyes close
In adoration
Of a silence
That fills me
As his colors
Fill my soul
Entering me
He’s happy
As his eyes
Wander, his
Touch soft
Making me
Blush again
Moving out
He looks at
Me, delight
In his eyes
Leans back
And admires
Finally done
He signs off
With a kiss
Final stroke
Of his brush
I’m complete
His exquisite

Versed for: Theme Thursday – Brush
Image of painting taken from HERE. Original oil painting of this was done by Raja Ravi Varma, one of the world’s most famous Indian painters.

Poetry & writing are to me, a breath of fresh air in a life that is sometimes covered by the smoke of sorrow or self doubt. They also become the sweets I share to celebrate when life offers me a reason to. But most of all, they are to me, my life. For each word I write is a piece of my heart, a thought that just had to find its way into the world.

32 thoughts on “My Life”

  1. The picture literally comes to life and we can hear her talk. The beautiful words written by you complement the picture very well. Even can picture the artist in these lines…

    “He signs off
    With a kiss
    Final stroke
    Of his brush”

    And the last lines complement the look in her eyes…
    Very good work!!

    • glad u liked the picturization, Nanka. ๐Ÿ™‚ thanks for the praise.. yeah, she is an exquisite masterpiece for sure ๐Ÿ˜€


    I don’t know whether it is the picture that complements your poem or vice-versa…

    Simply Marvelous!! ๐Ÿ˜€

    Like Mom say…the picture is alive through your words….

  3. oh most excellent take on the theme…i thought for a minute there the words were going to be in the shape of a brush…there is a sensuality to painting…happy theme thursday!

    • hi Brian, many thanks..! ๐Ÿ˜€

      brush shaped poem? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ I’m not always a shape poet friend ๐Ÿ™‚ good idea though ๐Ÿ˜‰

  4. Oh.. I have seen some of Raja Ravi Verma’s paintings…they are AMAZING!! They make you feel as if they are alive!!! Your poem said it all!!!

    Here is a poem I had written quite recently… you might wanna check it out.. Again, you will know why I am soo asking you to read it ๐Ÿ™‚

    By the way, lots of birthday wishes to you, Leo… Gee… I knew you would be an August-born, just didn’t know when! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Hi Kavi ๐Ÿ˜€ yeah, they are amazing.. and alive too ๐Ÿ™‚

      I’ve read and commented for that poem on that day itself da.. u forgot? ๐Ÿ™‚

      thanks for the many wishes.. ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. first i thought she’s in love and that’s the reason the color comes back to her life – and then – surprise – she’s been painted – beautiful!

  6. I think this is my first time here, and i quite like ur art of playing with words! Imaginative… while readers are somewhere else, u bring them back to the ground!!

    good work!


    • hi Restless, thank you for the praise for this poem.. ๐Ÿ™‚

      and no, its your second. you hadn’t liked the first visit ๐Ÿ˜›

    • greetings Heartspell.. thank u for the wishes ๐Ÿ™‚

      that’s not me in the painting.. I’m a guy ๐Ÿ˜€ and that painting is a world famous one.

      glad u liked the poem.. ๐Ÿ™‚

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