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October 2016, vol 12 no 3

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Susan King

Mediterranean Blues

A cluster of fishermen's cottages. Whitewashed stonewalls splashed with purple bougainvillea. Green shutters shut tight against the heat. Terracotta tiled roofs. My gaze settles on the placid sea beyond, reflecting the deeper hue of a cloudless azure sky….

almost as if
the paint is still wet
memories bittersweet
this painting long hers
now mine