“Out on a Limb” 10×10, oil on canvas, $300.00

Poetry has been a gift, a comfort, and a friend to me during quarantine, and I thought this one particularly appropriate. 

The Bluebird

by Emily Dickinson

Before you thought of spring,

Except as a surmise,

You see, God bless his suddenness,

A fellow in the skies

Of independent hues,

A little weather-worn,

Inspiriting habiliments

Of indigo and brown.

With specimens of song,

As if for you to choose,

Discretion in the interval,

With gay delays he goes

To some superior tree

Without a single leaf,

And shouts for joy to nobody

But his seraphic self!