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Tears of Beauty in Black & White

Anthea  Slade

Carlton North, Australia

Artist's Description

A revisit of my Tears of Beauty. This time in Black & White.
Tears of Beauty featured in Art Universe 8 October 2012
Tears of Beauty created with graphite, watercolour pencils and acrylic for background.

© Anthea Slade 2012

Melancholy

Engulfed in the ice of melancholy,
sadness dissects my joy
into sections of discontent.

My aching heart stutters and
craves for days that are all blue
with shadows that unlock spirits acquiescence.

The unrest of sadness tortures thoughts
hi jacking emotional harmony,
spinning a fabrication of forgotten dreams.

An unrelenting grey sky sadistically
uncoils my heart, poisoning my veins
with suspicions snake called self doubt.

Blossoms burst as spring struggles to take hold,
the cold taunts each morn while shiver sinks
her angry teeth inside my goose bumped flesh,
a vampire, a red eye with black blood.

Frozen creativity rumbles disturbed
by light deprivation followed by night.
Salty tears sting itchy eyes that blur disrupted by the
knowledge that sadness is beautiful.

And if you dream it,
happiness and sunlight will come.

By Anthea Slade 18 September 2010

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