"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Songs of the Pioneers song from TV show "Wagon Train." Dawn on the mythic Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, looking toward Raton from Cimarron. -- Clarkphoto. A curmudgeon's old-fashioned newspaper column, cross-breeding metaphors and journalism and art, for readers in 150 countries.
Friday, March 19, 2010
"Paint something yellow," she said. I did, and she came in and began to play with it while the paper was still wet, pliable and open to free form color and shapes you didn't intend...as is spring in Oklahoma. The result... a tornado in spring in Oklahoma, by Susan and Terry Clark.