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
kneeling before his feet

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


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...

ॐ नमः शिवाय
Om Namah Shivaya
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Steve said...

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