The World I used to Know by Virginia McGowan

Someday the world I used to know…..

will be gone. ….

but my shoulders will be strong ….

and I’ll have to move along……
Until that day, I’ll stay a while and trap the hidden country of your smile.

web of a tree spider cosy and undisturbed,until somebody poked a camera early one morning into their home.
Words courtesy of [and apologies to changes ]made to Rod McKuen

Artist/Painter for over 30 years,Photographer for almost 60.

Life has been and is all about art… . Most Paintings are for sale in original form ,paper, canvas, board, stretched or …I can frame for you and ship anywhere anytime .
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  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonalmost 7 years ago

    Great image and message.

  • thanks Rosalie.many many thanks.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • RLHall
    RLHallalmost 7 years ago

    Cool image and poetry – I’ve always liked Rod Mckuen’s poetry :-)

  • thanks R.L. oh he has written so many songs must be one of the most prolific of all.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • Fran E.
    Fran E.almost 7 years ago

    love both!

  • thanks poupoune,.I guess this is home to a few little critters.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • pat oubridge
    pat oubridgealmost 7 years ago

    It must be a biggish spider to have a nest that size. Great shot ginny

  • oooh never thought of that Pat! maybe a colony?

    – Virginia McGowan

  • Estelle O'Brien
    Estelle O'Brienalmost 7 years ago

    Very creative Ginny…how are you?

  • thanks Estelle will get back re fabulous portrait etc.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • migaloomagic
    migaloomagicalmost 7 years ago

    truly lovely ginny

  • heheh love this name, thanks.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • hirst
    hirstalmost 7 years ago

    Very interesting and creative, nice colouring too!

  • thanks Shirley funny.. re colouring I did a tiny bit of ps and didn’t like it, so deleted it and went back as is.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • debsphotos
    debsphotosalmost 7 years ago
    Like the colours and textures in this one Gini!!!! *-)
  • debsphotos
    debsphotosalmost 7 years ago
    Hey ..on second look Gini…watch thats not a “funnel webs” home your poking your camera in!!!!!!!!! *-)
  • thanks Deb, for lovely comment,re spider I haven’t seen one for years ans only once too. The ones we have here live in trees too! a different type than the Sydney one.I go bitten [inside leg up my shorts] by a tiny garden one a few months ago wow talk about sting! and the bite looked just like a snake bite, no effects although ………hmmmm brain has got worse lately ???

    – Virginia McGowan

  • Enivea
    Eniveaalmost 7 years ago

    Ooh! This would look lovely translated into fabric!
    And I remember seeing Rod on stage oh so many years ago…..great night!

  • woow how fantastic! a proper concert. … fabric .. thinking lots of felting, lacy stuff woven in ….

    – Virginia McGowan

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