can not stand, or can it? On a sunny
day behind my home in Shapleigh, Maine
on December 7, 2019, painted December 17, 2019
10" x 8" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam,
and Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness
and permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on
140 lb. Fabriano Artistico cold press rough 100%
cotton extra white watercolor paper
Ambrosia at the Precipice
Now, as an apple,
divided this day, it stood
at the precipice.
metaphor noun. a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them. e.g.: 1) an apple as a globe, divided, representing climate change. 2) an apple as a country's population, divided, facing the loss of their principles, in effect, the loss of their democracy.
ambrosia noun. 1) a type of apple. 2) the food of the Greek and Roman gods.
precipice noun. a hazardous situation.