15.03.22: A Picnic in the Rain on Brighton Beach

Picnic by the Sea, Maurice Prendergast, Date: 1915

A Picnic in the Rain on Brighton Beach

A weeping sun
spilled down on me,
no thirst have I for drink.

Sodden wishes
of a tented sky,
blues set me on a beach.

A sandwich trimmed
in pretty squares,
sip a cup of tea,

You and me,
just watched the sea
drink up the spilling rain.


Image from WikiArt: Picnic by the Sea, Maurice Prendergast, Date: 1915. ©Misky 2022 Shared with #amwriting on Twitter

5 responses to “15.03.22: A Picnic in the Rain on Brighton Beach”

  1. Amazing series of lines. Oddly disjointed and yet beautiful. It satisfies.

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  2. Tip your head back; close your eyes; smile.
    Beauty work, M. Thanks.

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    1. And thank you, Ron!

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  3. Whimsical. Cute. 👍

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    1. Thank you! 😁

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