Saturday, January 17, 2015

The Face

A Trip through 500 hundred years of Male self-portraits with thanks to YtelSenda1, from whose YouTube channel I got the following


Who knows what shaped a face:
what wound, sickness,
words said, memory snagged;
what death, love lost, meals uneaten;
what unkindness, lie, loss;
what disappointment? 

Or was it love gained, then  happiness;
health and plenty;
an easy humour, carefreeness?
Was nature generous?
Or maybe it was all down to a day
when the blood did not run free.


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