River Sunrise :: igwrt


[Carol Law Conklin, Amity Farm Batik, River Sunrise – Lothlorien – Large Giclee Print]


This morning’s river is just a river

to me with my wine hangover

these trees just trees, just trees

’til I turn my dull squint to you

to see your eyes aglow, backlit with

artistic vision, and I know that

later you will render this scene

with a beauty which will haunt me


how it was just a river and trees in my bleary eyes

and so I try, try to see what you are seeing

the dimming veil of my headache lifting

then, just for a moment, to let




  1. Glory – yes. I asked if this original batik was still available as I would have been sorely tempted to purchase it. I believe the original is sold. You picked a gorgeous image… “this morning” it’s just a river, but oh, how spectacular it must have been after a glass (or two) of wine. 🙂

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