Nov 4, 2008

Mixed Media Monday

Over at MMM, this week's challenge is set by my blog buddy Deb - it's Autumn Colours, which I think is one of my favourite colour schemes. I made this a little while ago but never blogged it and it fits so here it is! The verse is pretty much unreadable (love this font, though) but it's part of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, a poem my Mum loved, and she was always reciting bits to me....

Awake! for Morning in the Bowl of Night
Has flung the Stone that puts the Stars to Flight:
And Lo! the Hunter of the East has caught
The Sultán's Turret in a Noose of Light.
Dreaming when Dawn's Left Hand was in the Sky
I heard a Voice within the Tavern cry,
" Awake, my Little ones, and fill the Cup"
Before Life's Liquor in its Cup be dry."


  1. That is a beautiful poem. You are right, the font is unreadable, but it is absolutely perfect as a design element. Lovely piece.

  2. This is gorgeous, Penny. Love all the layers and textures and the colours, mmm... scrummy

  3. Gorgeous collage & beautiful words.

  4. Now this really does shout Autumn, the colours are spot on Penny, I love it.

  5. very true to autumn Penny, love the colour and texture to this.

  6. Beautiful! I love all of the texture and the poem.

  7. Penny, this is gorgeous. Thanks for coming to play on Mixed Media Monday! Hope we see lots more of your lovely art! Diane

  8. That's beautiful. I just love the overall affect and the colors.


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