Band of iris-flowers above the waves,
you are painted blue,
painted like a fresh prow
stained among the salt weeds.
~~Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961), U.S. poet. “Sea Iris.”

Holbein watercolors and Winsor Newton Gouache in a Stillman and Birn Beta sketchbook.

2016-05-28 Iris


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