Wednesday, August 11, 2010

I've been delighting in William Mason Brown's painting

His work makes me want to walk barefoot in the orchard of his nostalgia.

Here his Fruits of Summer

I beg you eat me now I’m ripe if only to save me maturing to decay
 Sink your teeth in the tendre rouge flesh set in place by my season in the sun
Delight in my juice and consume with glut my full offering
Then with thought I pray you lay my core in fertile soil so I may be resurrected with full knowledge of thy

And his Still Life with Peaches and Marble Vase
My love my care,


  1. My oh my, those peaches look succulent beyond belief. Our soft fruit season in SA has has just begun with the juiciest of strawberries and the thought of being able to bit into an early, sun warmed peach, is mouthwatering.

  2. Luscious, beautiful and just a little erotic!

  3. Hello,dear Simone!-)*

    What a beauty of Summer,what a beauty of Life...
    Wondeful paintings!


  4. Gorgeous! I can see the velvety texture of the peaches - amazing! Beautiful written poem. Appliable to fruits and humans!

  5. Fabulous and sensual, both the paintings and your words!

  6. The garden of Eden could not have produced such a bounty...the painting is done so well, the plums look like they are truly ready to burst!!!....Love your blog!