2009 Acrylic on 140 lb. Watercolour paper 24×18″
Tribute to Womanhood
World in His Arms was Featured in Inspired Art
World in His Arms the painting was Featured in Love and Romance Group Oct. 23, 2009
A second Collaboration with Anthea and Reynaldo.
The World In his Arms is the 14th Painting of our Tribute to Womanhood Series of 40 paintings/drawings/poem collaboration, and the fourth in our mini series Woman in Relation to Man.
For the next six uploads we will be looking at women in relation to their men from many different perspectives. Even if a man is not present in the painting we will depict the woman’s feelings for and towards her man.
It is such a great honour and pleasure to work with Anthea on this Collaboration,
as She is a brilliant and highly gifted
artist, poet, writer Australian Beauty.
Painting and Poem: Anthea
The World in his Arms
She is to him the most precious gift
She is the beat of his heart,
the beam of his moon,
the shine of his stars
and the ignite of his passion.
He shows her that she
is the ocean to him by
the way he tenderly strokes her neck,
runs fingers through her hair
By the way his eyes look
beyond her eyes and his
ears listen to her words,
his mouth asks her questions
longing to know her heart.
He demonstrates his passion for her
by the way he admires her intelligence,
holds up her ideas and never
undermines her sensitive heart
He whispers softly in her ears
urging her to blossom and not
be afraid to dance in the daylight.
And she knows that he honours her
by the respect he shows by hearing her heart
And she feels his attention
by the way he notices the emotion in her face
She understands he loves her
by the way he holds her when she cries.
He holds her in his arms
and she feels contained and intensely calm
She holds him to her breast
and he feels her nurture and respect
He lifts her up to the heavens
and makes her feel like a real goddess.
And he knows the universe smiled on him
because not only does he have the stars
he holds the world in his arms and speaks
out loud – This is my woman!
By Anthea Slade