Detail – Written Monday 29th March 2010 (Aged 35)


it is the detail in the drawing
the small asides
the shades
the lines
you do not look at a picture
in just once go
the more you look
the more you should know
a static scene
can still appear to move
in a way,
you have to look beyond
and more in depth
because the very best
will arrest your eyes
and then steal your breath
but as you look on,
remember the detail
because one day it will be gone

James Garratt – Friday 29th March 2010

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