Monday, 13 October 2014



The leather-winged thing with fangs 
That crouches in the back of the skull
Friendly advice
On how to make it go away
- By making everything go away. 

This knife is so bright, so sharp
The pain it is so sweet. 

Material: Watercolour on paper
Copyright (poem and painting) : B Purkayastha 2014


  1. This is a brilliant parody of Emily Dickenson's poem. Painting is a perfect complement to it.

  2. Excellent painting to go with the poem. Love both!


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