Les Parapluies (Umbrellas)

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Photographic reproduction of oil painting by Renoir, 1886, in the public domain

an umbrella sky

scalloped curves of blue

my empty basket

open to the day

It may rain

on our ‘parapluies’

our shelters held in hands

to lift in summer winds

to paint a second heaven

fine brushes of a town

bustling in the open air

~

©️2018 Ontheland

A quadrille for dVerse’s Quadrille #57: Don’t rain on my parade!

22 thoughts on “Les Parapluies (Umbrellas)

  1. I love those ‘fine brushes of a town / bustling in the open air’, especially the ‘scalloped curves of blue’ and wind lifting the umbrella. A gorgeous ekphrastic quadrille, Janice!

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