Sunflowers 1

watercolour of a sunflower aspiring

‘sunflower 1’
25 x 32 cm
watercolour
© adam cope

 

here comes a series of paintings of sunflowers.

 

William Blake : Ah! Sunflower

Ah! sunflower, weary of time,
Who countest the steps of the sun,
Seeking after that sweet golden clime
Where the traveller’s journey is done;

Where the youth pined away with desire,
And the pale virgin shrouded in snow,
Arise from their graves and aspire;
Where my sunflower wishes to go.

William Blake (1757-1827) P. 1793

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