"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Sons 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.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Night moods

Night moods, 5 1/2 x 7 1/2. 300 # d'Aarches
Sometimes conversations, readings, memories, music bring night moods, not of fear, but of wanting, wanting a stormy sky, fast-moving clouds, wind in the branches, swaying silhouettes of  trees. Time for reverie, for imagination, for insight from darkness. For free-flowing watercolor.

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