Art and Poetry

"Illumination", watercolor by Karen Hines

“Illumination”, watercolor by Karen Hines

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.”                            Simonides (6th-5th century, B.C)

     Uplifted, a Haiku Poem by Karen Hines

Jewels in the sky-
Earthbound anticipation

Haiku (俳句 high-koo) are short poems that use sensory language to capture a feeling or image. They are often inspired by an element of nature, a moment of beauty or a poignant experience. Haiku poetry was originally developed by Japanese poets, and the form was adapted to English and other languages by poets in other countries.

A poet creates art with pen and words, an artist creates poetry with brush and paints.

See more of my Nature-inspired artwork on my website Karen Hines Art

About Karen Hines Art

I am an artist living in the mountains of Virginia and expressing my love of nature through painting.
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