For Boy who could not Paint

Poems in the For the Boy who could not Paint series:

For the Boy who could not Paint

Why does his story, on the news, hold you? Because the beautiful young man’s eyes were hungry and deep.   Teenaged boy killed his brothers and himself.   Why this … Continue reading For the Boy who could not Paint

For the Boy who could not Paint, 2

Eagle, golden-feathered, high in the winter’s fog, recognizing the boy, turning his way.   Boy who was not able to let himself believe, who was afraid to fly on Eagle’s … Continue reading For the Boy who could not Paint, 2

For the Boy who could not paint, 3

Painting, one morning, layering bright colours on canvas, his story replaying in your mind, you knew he could not paint.   From blank whiteness, you began a painting for him. … Continue reading For the Boy who could not paint, 3

The Paintings:

For the Boy who could not Paint, Painting 1
For the Boy who could not paint, Painting 2
For the Boy who could not Paint, Painting 3
For the Boy who could not Paint, Painting 4

 

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