Thursday, 6 November 2008

Early evening revelation

The mirror throws a shaft of sunlight into the dark corner of the room, lighting up the jar of water and sable brushes like a lantern.

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John Loader

3 comments:

Crafty Green Poet said...

very visual writing, lovely

John Loader said...

Thank you crafty green poet. I wrote this on the day I gave up my long career as a graphic designer to pursue my artistic ambitions. I didn't realise the obvious symbolism until some time later.

jem said...

Well observed.

Seasonal lighting shifts often radically change the look of familiar rooms.