Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A Color Full Life

In Memory of Brenda Ferguson
July 9, 1959 – March 23, 2015
My essay tribute to my friend 
A Color Full Life is on Brenda's blog HERE

  A Color Full Life
dwarf yellow narcissus flowers in Shapleigh, Maine
set out by the snow on my deck with thoughts of Brenda
on March 19, 2015, sketched on March 24, 2015
7" x 5", Winsor & Newton and Holbein watercolors, and

Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano Artistico
cold press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, sold framed, $100 plus $5.50 sales tax plus $9.50 shipping = $115.00

A Color Full Life
Brenda (1956-2015)

She blossomed, full of such joy,
her favorite color, yellow.
Cad yellow she would deploy
in paintings that said, "Hello,

I'm so full of life's delight
and now you are too, pure bliss."
She saw color in life's light.
She left way too soon; she's missed.

poem © 2015 Bruce McMillan
not for reuse without permission

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