Whisper by Elizabeth Kendall

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A collaboration between myself and Rick Heller
A gentle breeze moves across the water
Glides by, simple, quiet, and listens…

Early morning, cold night turns over, sleeps
A breeze, pushed by morning light, blinks
Quiet embers of orange, replaced by yellow
Stretch, yawn and roll out for the day

Water is pushed by the wind, faint, but moves
Tides beckon, water knows no master,
Clatter of gulls, and of boats, tap
Like a finger, on the pane, “wake up”

Buoys sit, jewels upon a field of blue, smiling
Their catch buried deep…hold fast
Gulls lift with laughter, men sweat with diesel
A days catch revealed, gulls feed, stories made

Waves begin, blue with anticipation, white with regret
Move and roll, excited for the journey, renewal
No boundaries, limitless, green and blue wrestle
Cold, deep, dark cold, blue wins

Island is refuge, the breeze belongs, a resting place
Mist rolls and licks the branches, pine cones’ rattle
Speak of hope, longing, for the future
Moss and lichen, revel the view, driftwood lies

Rocks abound, timeless time, revealed on shore
Colors of yesterday, ancient mariners for today
Provide respite, shells and seaweed take hold
Light provides warmth, stones reveal story

Early morning, a simple breeze lifts
Ignited by light and color, it moves
Enveloped in beauty and trust, it listens
Revealed by sight and sound, gently
In whispers of hushed tones, to us, this day…

A gentle breeze moves across the water
Glides by, simple, quiet, and …

“shhhhh…want to know a secret"?

(reflections on a painting by Elizabeth Kendall)
Poem: R.J. Heller
Acrylic on canvas. Done with a palette knife. The original is 128 cm. × 102 cm. and sold. This was a commission and a great challenge. I enjoyed every minute of painting it!! I live in South Africa and Rick Heller ( who bought it) in the USA. He also wrote the beautiful poem.
What a joy it is to share our creativity and God-given talents! (1 Sept. 2010)
ART: Acrylic
1 September 2010
(Congratulations Rick!!)
One of the TOP TEN in Painters in modern times
13 December 2010.
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27 January 2011
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22 July 2012.
FEATURED in Women Painters
12 October 2012.

A photo of the painting above the fireplace in Maine

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.

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  • RickGeorge
    RickGeorgeover 4 years ago

    splendid work…

  • Thank you so much Richard!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • ….also for adding it to your favourites! Much appreciated.

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 4 years ago

    Stunning! Great contrasting colors! Well done Elizabeth!

  • Thanks Magaret, appreciation for your heartwarming comment! x

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • allicata
    allicataover 4 years ago

    Wonderful!! Elizabeth, just exciting!

  • Thank you Allison, oh yes, it is!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Thanks for adding it to your favs too!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 4 years ago

    Breathtakingly beautiful Liz, and what a great poem by Rick! Great collaboration and a special sharing of talents! xx

  • Thank you Maree, appreciation for your constant support and enthusiasm!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • A special thanks for the fav! x

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Susan van Zyl
    Susan van Zylover 4 years ago

    ♫.•°°African Art At heART°°•.♫
    1 September 2010

  • Thanks so much Susan!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Itaya
    Itayaover 4 years ago

    Wow! The colors, the movement…so wonderful! Excellent painting. :)

  • Thanks Itaya, much appreciated!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • LBrammer
    LBrammerover 4 years ago

    Colours are so vibrant, beautiful Liz! :-)

  • Thank you very much Linda!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooover 4 years ago

    breathtakingly beautiful work

  • Thank you ever so much!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltover 4 years ago

    stunning colors

  • Thanks Luda, appreciation!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

    GEORGE SANDERSONover 4 years ago

    Beautiful artwork, Elizabeth !!
    Stunning colour !

  • Thank you so much George, I enjoyed every minute of it!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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