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The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.
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Mon Jul 25, 2022 8:43 pm

Yikesy! I like this, MacPhil. That's a very dramatic sky, especially for the reddish notes, which make me think of blood smears. The meteor itself is excellent, I think, just pure fire and fear. The houses look like they're staring at it and the trees appear to be cowering. I wonder where it's going to land... :shock:

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:06 am

Painted this yesterday Fliss. The photograph looks scary...I can see a face in the meteor😮! No wonder the trees are 'cowering' 🤣

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 11:34 pm

It sounds terrifying, MacPhil. I'm reminded of the film Melancholia, in which a planet is on course to collide with Earth. I watched that with Bro A and although he was quite cynical about it all, we were both a bit freaked out by it! Cowering slightly :shock: :lol:

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PS: I'm on my way to 'Skew-whiff'! I've been a bit overwhelmed with work today, but things ought to ease tomorrow :)
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Wed Jul 27, 2022 4:10 am

Fliss, my memory is not the best, but didn't you have a meteorite experience yourself or am I confusing you with someone else?
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Thu Jul 28, 2022 12:33 am

Morning, MacPhil!

Yikesy, I'm just finishing work at 01:30am :lol: (shaky laughter)

You're right about the meteorite experience; at least, it happened to three guinea pigs I know and one of them, Moppet, wrote a poem about it! You can read Moppet's poem here, https://winchcombemeteorite.org/pigs/ :D

I've officially run out of brain for the day, but I'm determined to return and comment on poems soon!

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Thu Jul 28, 2022 5:36 am

🤣 marvelous Fliss, poem and guinea pig pics, though don't envy them their veggie diet 😂

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Thu Jul 28, 2022 9:17 pm

Hooray! Ta muchly, MacPhil. No, I don't think I could cope on that diet either. Where are the cups of tea and choccie bics? :lol:

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Wed Aug 03, 2022 11:29 pm

I guess this is folk art, right? i notice there isn't much movement in the comet, no tail or blur indicating its direction. I also notice that there is atmospheric disturbance above the house, but not around the house. So for me, the painting works as interesting (and ominous) folk art, but doesn't work as a realistic portrayal. However, I do like it.
If you don't like the black theme, it is easy to switch to a lighter color. Just ask me how.

If I don't critique your poem, it is probably because I don't understand it.
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Thu Aug 04, 2022 4:35 pm

Thanks Caleb. The photograph of the painting has produced some interesting distortions. I may revisit this one.

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