Sunday, July 21, 2013

Magpie 178


Painting ~~ Andrew Wyeth 



ghost rider
living
in a netherworld
neither here
nor there
doomed to eternity
on an open road purgatory
tormented
suffering
yearning
for one more ride
under a full moon's glow


25 comments:

  1. Probably could be that aging Movie Star- can thinkk of 2 at least! thanks

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  2. WoW! I have a vision as to what open road purgatory may look like!! Worded wonderfully, Helen!!

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  3. forever yearning for one more ride...and never getting anywhere, def has a purgatory feel...

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  4. Getting nowhere fast... damned, indeed.

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  5. You have so very well captured the feelings of "other side". We all fear death ,but never think about the one who is there to deliver it.

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  6. Special, striking response to the prompt...

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  7. oh my- this is taut and sad. Well done Helen!

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  8. Ghost rider... sadness and yearning...forever. Cool interpretation. I really like your blog header.

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  9. Excellent! Thew ghostly would-be rider!

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  10. The open road purgatory - the ride never ends, and you end up neither here nor there ~ Good one Helen ~

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  11. Yeah I thought he looked ghostly too...skin dead white...

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  12. whoa. this had a different feel to it ms helen. I like it very much.

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  13. Exceptional reflected words in the moon's glow, Helen.
    Bravo!



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  14. Wonderful take on this painting, Helen.

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  15. Interesting. That's all I can say. Some days I cannot figure out a poem, so I just enjoy and admire it.

    Blessings and Bear hugs!
    Bears Noting
    Life in the Urban Forest (poetry)

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  16. Excellent - must be purgatory never quite reaching your destination.
    Anna :o]

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  17. Deux ex Machina reworked eh ? , the ghost AND the machine ......hmmmmm

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  18. Oh my God Helen...I love your header!....and your take on the prompt perfect....moon glow....yes we have been mooned by this painting indeed.
    :-) Thank you for you sweet and encouraging words over at my blog....you are a sweet friend, and I have missed reading your beautiful words. :-)

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  19. Your poem suits the image so well, exceptional

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