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Learning to Fly by Desirée Glanville

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abstract, apophysis, art, avant garde, books, bryce, checkered, clouds, colorful, computer, conceptual, decorated, digital, dimensions, door, dutch art, earth, elephant, fantasy, float, fly, girls, globe, hair, incendia, knowledge, learning, left, music, netherlands, ocean, ornate, people, posterart, reflections, ribbon, sky, space, star, stockings, surreal, take off, to, wallart, window

Featured in
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Witches, Wizards and Warlocks
Pink Panter Magazine
The World as We See it
The Patchwork
The Sisterhood

created with Bryce, Incendia, Apophysis & PSP

Into the distance, a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back
A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled
A fatal attraction is holding me fast,
How can I escape this irresistible grasp?

Can’t keep my eyes from the circling skies
Tongue-tied and twisted, just an earth-bound misfit, I

Ice is forming on the tips of my wings
Unheeded warnings, I thought, I thought of everything
No navigator to find my way home
Unladened, empty and turned to stone
A soul in tension — that’s learning to fly
Condition grounded but determined to try

Can’t keep my eyes from the circling skies
Tongue-tied and twisted just an earth-bound misfit, I

Above the planet on a wing and a prayer,
My grubby halo, a vapour trail in the empty air,
Across the clouds I see my shadow fly
Out of the corner of my watering eye
A dream unthreatened by the morning light
Could blow this soul right through the roof of the night

There’s no sensation to compare with this
Suspended animation, a state of bliss

Can’t keep my mind from the circling skies
Tongue-tied and twisted just an earth-bound misfit, I


checkered, conceptual art, elephant, fantasy, flying girls, modern art, nudes, reflections, seascape, surrealism


  • Naveen  Sharma
    Naveen Sharmaabout 4 years ago

    Brilliant Work!

  • Thanks so much Naveen! :)

    – Desirée Glanville

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseabout 4 years ago

    Miss Devine- it is so beautiful! Great work!

  • Thank you!!!! :)

    – Desirée Glanville

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darabout 4 years ago

    so nice

  • Thanks Bobby!! :)

    – Desirée Glanville

  • Torfinn
    Torfinnabout 4 years ago

    Excellent work!

  • Thank you Torfinn! :)

    – Desirée Glanville

  • jwmphotos
    jwmphotosabout 4 years ago

    Superb work.

  • Thank you John!! :)

    – Desirée Glanville

  • Ineke-2010
    Ineke-2010about 4 years ago

    Oh WOW….. can I join your class…..?

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 4 years ago

    Fan tastic work Daisy!

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 4 years ago


  • carnal
    carnalabout 4 years ago

    You simply amaze me with your incredible talent.

  • bevanimage
    bevanimageabout 4 years ago

    Wow, I’ve always wanted to fly. This is fabulous, Daisy; a fantasy of flight from the humdrum. I love that brilliant elephant!

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