And so at last it has come. Quietly.
Has quietly come and changed everything.
This, as we watch, is what we always say:
“It changes everything. Now we can live.”
And we all want to walk out into it.
Walk out into it, at night, and look up,
Thinking that this world is a simple world
While all around us it never ceases.
We can walk for miles down an empty road
And see it swirl down beneath each streetlight.
We can turn and watch our path disappear.
And it continues to quietly come.
It has come, at last, and changed everything

It came last night…quietly like a thief in the night, slowly drifting down, swirling in the light…a foot they said, but to me it looked like a whole lot more

On A Snowy Evening

The Darkest Evening of the Year

Watercolour on Arches Paper…

I paint in many different styles and feature a myriad of subject matter, which I show as individual collections….
I am inspired by the world interpreting it in brilliant colours, often influenced by the writings of famous authors and poets..
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  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 2 years ago

    One of my favorite poems and poet… of my favorite artists…..
    Life is good….this is wonderful wahini…

  • I love his work too…I have done several paintings based on this poem and show the three that I posted here on RB…so glad you like it…thanks so much KJ…..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusterover 2 years ago


    Congrats from your hosts at Tuesday Afternoon


  • Oh wow Dee…how lovely to have an instant feature…I’m really pleased…thank you so much…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 2 years ago

    beautiful, soft, dreamy, frosty yet warm with the golden sky…lovely painting Janis…

  • Thank you so much for the lovely compliment Linda….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkerover 2 years ago

    wonderful work janis..capturing such mystique in those woods..well done again!

  • Thank you so much Catherine…nice to see you…hope you are well…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Ercan BAYSAL
    Ercan BAYSALover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work, poetic view…

  • Thank you so much Ercan…lovely of you to say so…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Alison Pearce
    Alison Pearceover 2 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  • Thank you so much Alison…I’m really happy you like it…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Jolie  Buchanan
    © Jolie Buchananover 2 years ago

    Wow, pow, wonderful janis!

  • Thank you so much Jolie…that’s wonderful news…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • TokikoAnderson
    TokikoAndersonover 2 years ago

    I wish for the snow.

  • Thank you so much Tokiko…I hope your wish is granted…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much Liz…glad you think so…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • mYmEMine
    mYmEMineover 2 years ago

    Great synthesis of words and image.

  • Thanky ou so much Philip…..I’m really happy you think so…

    – © Janis Zroback

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