Friday, October 8, 2010






the king's laurels rest in his crown
a birds nest with a view
to be frowned upon
by those with calculating eyes
a pawn
the jester
a queen
by his side
all eyes
drawn like swords
daggers reap
perched
kneeling before his feet


© copyright artwork by JAQ. charcoal on 11x14 sketch paper. poem by JAQ. publishing prohibited unless with the author's permission.


4 comments:

maurizio barraco said...

jes jaq, faboulous work and texto. good

Ms. Givens said...

Love this illustration.

Shashi said...

Beautiful work.. I enjoyed reading it.. thanks for sharing...


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Steve said...

Good interplay of pics and words. Strong use of verse imagery.