• Vol. 10
  • Chapter 05


plums, ham, a lemon half-
peeled, the huge lobster
an abundance amazingly
emerges from my brushstrokes
but I can’t draw, never mixed
colours or held a palette

my hand receives guidance
highlights, shadows, shapes appear
it’s not me of course, as a premium
subscriber I can choose Mondrian
Jackson Pollock, Raphael
I’ve gone Dutch, a still life

I know nothing but discover
I am considering composition
tint and hue, I thrill to create
this false reality, stretching
out my fingers
I almost touch