Sunday Painting the Town Red: 25 August 2013

I was thinking I wouldn’t get my Sunday in red done today, but then I saw this photo as I was listening to Peter Gabriel’s “Red Rain” et voilà.

The poem is not one of my happy poems though.  I imagine that if the Earth crys red rain it would reflect a deep and desparate passion.

Red Rain_4

Free Verse

Red Rain

Earth on fire
lost in her desire
to free herself
from pain,
the eternal nights
of fraternal fights,
her tears of despair
cannot cleanse herself
of the blood
that has been shed
in the name
of
God
Country
and
Honor.

This is the original photograph:

rain storm

rain storm

Sunday Painting the Town Red! Saint Louis Mo U.S.A.

St.Louis

Today to paint the town red, I chose St. Louis Missouri.  The photo was taken during my trip to visit my sister back in September of 2010.  I took the original and processed it 4 times collaging it three on a texture that Leanne Cole had donated to Public Domain Tectures a great new blog created by Joseph Thomas to allow photographers to use the great textures that are donated to his blog to creatie new extraordinary compositions!  I took Leanne’s texture and then tinted it red and made it the background for the original collage.

Here are the two original photos:

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Sunday morning game
creating red towns for play
Leanne and Joseph, thanks!

Have a great Sunday!

Sunday, Painting the Town Red! August 11, 2013

It’s Sunday…and I’m painting the town red!

Riva del Garda

colors yelling,
like the gulls
sitting on pylons
or screeching in the air…
a town
growing from a mountain
built onto the lake
sailboat’s mast a ready
and
I dream in
technicolor
an oneiric adventure
in
shades:
red tinged with hue.

Have a great Sunday everybody!

Sunday: Painting the Town RED!

This is my third Painting the town Red…this time I polarized…inverted the colors, tinted and then started shaprening!  Here’s the results for you!

Painting the town red!

Painting the town red!

It’s Sunday Morning
I’m painting the town bright red
changing the usual:

seeing the town square dressed up
makes me want to dance and sing!

Have a great Sunday every one!

Sunday in Red

For today’s Sunday in Red…I played with bubbles!

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Today, I bought some bubbles and decided to have some fun!  This is one of my experiments for Sunday in Red!  Have a fun day!