Stars, in Mind

Image: The Hobbit Hole at Arch Inn ~ Artist unknown
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STARS IN MIND 
Rich lapis blues and sunbeam golds,
rivers of universe, curling in scrolls.
Whirlpools of passions immersed,
celestial air curves, harmonic swirls.

A cosmic orchestra of mystical lights,
eddy’s and swirls of colourful delights. 
Aligned within creation of human origin,
looking out, a fusion, as infinity within. 

Circles, rings, immersed in white codes,
amongst greens, violets, pink and golds. 
Melding of all polarities, returning to one, 
the seeing senses, to be reflected upon.

More alive and multicoloured than sky, 
wanting to share what he saw with eyes. 
Having the world of time in his hands,
pondering impressions of French lands. 

There were great movements at work, 
currents of dashed air, he could twerk.
Brushes and easel tucked under arm,
he had that kind of other worldly charm. 

His face was gaunt, elongated and slim, 
focused in stare, with beard all trimmed.
Galaxy of dreams within his twilight eyes,
musical rhapsodies, of mystical sighs. 

Emerged in the illusion of being alone,
as dimensional octaves were atoned.
His sacrifices both harsh and immense,
the purity of his innocence, ultra intense.

Poetically expressing earth to whisked sky,
famed for the brush strokes in Starry Night.
His striking angular asymmetry of face, 
was the visible sign of his epileptic grace.  

Some had called him mad, others a God,
our luminary artist, was Vincent van Gogh. 
Victoria Healing ~ 22.11.2021
Stars in Mind
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Image: Vincent van Gogh ~ Artist unknown

STARRY NIGHT 

“God is a comedian, playing to an audience that’s afraid to laugh.” Voltaire 

The religious meaning behind this painting has to do with a letter that Vincent had written some time before. In the letter Vincent wrote he described:

“A great starlit vault of heaven.. one can only call God.”

starry night vincent art art painting

This is the original ‘Starry Sky’ 

“At present I absolutely want to paint a starry sky. It often seems to me that night is still more richly coloured than the day; having hues of the most intense violets, blues and greens. If only you pay attention to it you will see that certain stars are lemon-yellow, others pink or a green, blue and forget-me-not brilliance. And without my expatiating on this theme it is obvious that putting little white dots on the blue-black is not enough to paint a starry sky.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

This seemingly abstract view is actually truer than mere words can convey’ 

~ Tim Prendergast ~ Art Gallery Owner

https://www.quora.com/What-is-Vincent-Van-Goghs-The-Starry-Night-about

Starry Night: A Secret Message to the Art Critics

https://legomenon.com/starry-night-meaning-of-vincent-van-gogh-painting.html

https://allabouthegogh.weebly.com

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