Mon Belle

I tell Belle she reminds me of Botticelli’s Venus. In Dali’s world fair exhibit he creates a waterworld with Sea Beast. This is ‘The Shape of Water’ THEME! My camera captures Belle walking across Ken Kesey Plaza as the accordian man plays ‘Saint Stefan’s Rose’ by the Grateful Dead. This is high Greek Drama.

Mon Belle

Rosamond Press

sleeping_beauty

When I was a gifted youth
I do not recall if I studied the artist Sandro Botticelli.
When a man
I wrote my version of ‘The Birth of Venus’
and did a painting of my muse
coming out of the sea.

I must have neglected this great Renaissance Artist,
and his beloved Muse – until now!
But, Since I beheld her, my Belle
and compared her to Simonetta Cattaneo de Candia Vespucci,
do I now behold all the clues of the petals
and the thread
that have brought me through the labyrinth of time,
to adore her once again.

And she recognizes me!
Centuries ago I was buried at her feet
in order to continue my long vigilance,
for she was only asleep.
One day she will awaken, and the City of Flowers
will again bask in her unparelled beauty.

Bella! Mon Belle!

Following the Renaissance of the Miller Brothers

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I am an artist, a writer, and a theologian.
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