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emotion gently caught in my throat as the soft brown paper was torn away that afternoon

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memories of an artist that was my mother so many years ago . I longed for her

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swirls of life as baby daughters were cradled . now grown . smiling at the thought of them

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I quietly traced my fingers over emilys canvas feeling the richness of her gift given

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the sunday creative .. on a monday with a splash of tender nostalgia

24 comments:

Jamie said...

What a beautiful painting and post.

S. Etole said...

what a blessing that you were blessed so deeply ...

june at noon said...

Beautiful. The painting is gorgeous, and your words and feelings compliment it so well.

deb said...

it's so very beautiful Elk,
as are your words.

and isn't em incredible?

Country Girl said...

Beauty is as beauty does.

emily wierenga said...

oh elaine, i'm so, so glad you like it... it's always been one of my favorites; i knew i'd made it for someone special... bless you.

Caroline said...

Oh my...so beautiful. I can almost feel the raised paint on the canvas.

kelly@thebluemuse said...

a lovely picture, most lovingly described...

Laura said...

Oh, my goodness. Breathtaking...the color and the words. How sweet to have a memory of your mother in this gifting. Such a blessing.

justine said...

wow, a really lovely post with beautiful paintings, so tactile, I could just feel the paint.

Cinner said...

I love the last one, all but my it is beautiful. A memory of your mother too..smiles.

rachel awes said...

gorgeous
swirls
& love.
xox

Judy said...

Beautiful...Something I haven't seen since my high school days.

becky at abbeystyle said...

Lovely colors, lovely words.

Jeanne Klaver said...

So many emotions in the paint and words. Simply beautiful!

kendalee said...

touching... in so many beautiful ways

Tracy said...

Such sweetness... Those swirls of paint seem so embracing, tender--such love there! So glad you shared with us, Elk :o) ((HUGS))

SE'LAH... said...

how creative. love the browns. so serene here, always.

Oliag said...

Each of these pictures is like a perfect little jewel...

Jewels said...

wow, beautiful post ELK!

Char said...

what a beautiful painting. gorgeous post

Beth said...

beautiful, colors words and emotions!

Gayle at Planet M Files said...

Oh, elk, isn't it funny that we are grown women and yet still miss our moms so much sometimes?

patty said...

beautiful, elke... and this is why we love art in various forms... the emotions evolked.