Portrait of an Artist

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Portrait of an artist - jGirls Magazine

She dips her fingertips into red paint
just like she dips them into my back
I marvel at the thick strokes that drip down her watercolor masterpieces
but not as much as I appreciate the strokes she creates on my body
figures swirl around on her paintings
just like my eyes swirl every time I see her
walk into the kitchen to spread jam on my toast
just like she spreads her soul onto the canvas

Accompanying Photo: “Day 133: A Brush With Color” © Bruce Guenter licensed under Creative Commons 2.0.
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Juliet Norman
Juliet is currently a high school senior in South Florida. Spreading information through writing has been her passion for as long as she can remember. She fell in love with the journalism world after writing for her school and local newspaper.