Gunslinger Poet

A word is dead when it's been said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day. ~Emily Dickinson

Orange Planet

2014-10-25 00.27.588Night is still,

like death after war.

Cattle move across water,

moaning like sex.

Omnipotent orange planet

rises in the North.

Street sign reflection

at midnight hanging.

© C.L. Quigley 2014




I had not noticed…


Sipping Coffee



2014-07-21 14.53.50

Christina’s World


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Andrew Wyeth “Christina’s World” 1948

Christina’s World is Andrew Wyeth’s 1948 realist masterpiece.  The woman in the painting is Anna Christina Olson, who is known to have suffered from polio, which affected her lower body.  Wyeth created the painting when he saw her crawling across a field towards his summer home.  Olson was 55 at the time Wyeth created the work.

Fallen Angels

Originally posted on Whisper:

And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day. Jude 1:6

Fall from disgrace – Derek Hess

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Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke

Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906.

German expressionist painter, Paula Modersohn-Becker, painted this portrait of her close friend and poet, Rainer Maria Rilke, in 1906.  Nearly one year later, Paula would pass away suddenly at age 31. The art of both Modersohn-Becker and Rilke lives indefinitely. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.


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