The Butler Was Singing?

A waltz under dark skies, on slick, shiny tan earth. Lovers roam the grounds whilst servant borne umbrellas stave off rain drops from the black, rolling, sheets above. Shadows paint short lines in the ground, proof of a sun, piercing through the afternoon gloom. All stand in black or white but one; a rose in a bland garden of activity, she swirls in bloom around her partner, completely relaxed and free. In contrast to the standard bearers around her, in a silent tango, in the vast, damp wasteland.

The Butler Was Singing?

Chris Hubbard

New Jersey, United States

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This was a short piece I wrote about a painting by Jack Vettriano call “the Singing Butler.” Look it up? It might help if you haven’t seen it, not that I don’t hope my description is enough for you to draw enough of a picture… I just mean that, well if you were at all interested in what I wrote, however doubtful, you would enjoy to see where I took the description from. Maybe. It’s a good painting, I like it a lot, I don’t know who wouldn’t ………..

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