The Second Magpie

Mixing Memory and Desire

In Uncategorized on April 4, 2010 at 03:14

“April is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” T. S. Eliot

April is my favourite month, I think thanks to the wonders of synaethesia. It’s the brightest orange, like happiness. I spent the first couple of April days in a snowstorm with only my watercolours and candlelight for company. Above are the results. The colour kept me safe.

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