Thursday, March 13, 2008

Illustration Friday "Garden" No.2

Inspired by William Blake's brilliant poem
The Garden of Love

I went to the Garden of Love,
And saw what I never had seen;
A Chapel was built in the midst,
Where I used to play on the green.

And the gates of this Chapel were shut
And "Thou shalt not," writ over the door;
So I turned to the Garden of Love
That so many sweet flowers bore.

And I saw it was filled with graves,
And tombstones where flowers should be;
And priests in black gowns were walking their rounds,
And binding with briars my joys and desires.

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Rrramone said...

Paul, count me as your newest fan. Saw you on IFN and LOVE your work. Keep it up! :-)

Rrramone said...

p.s. I'm adding a link to your blog from mine. Let me know if that ain't ok. :-)