David McLean Mathews

(Colac, Australia)

On Seeing Nebuchadnezzar On Fire


Riverlets of summer rain
cascade down the outurned
window as lightening strikes
pale Ludwigian tragedy;
the nape of symbolism
reefed into a landscape frozen
by the raven gaze of mortality.

Submitted: Sunday, March 16, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Topic(s): art


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