preview of Mary-Kaylor Hanger’s “How to see Monet’s Agapanthus”

4 Jul

See the sea in the emerald grasses;

smell the salt of the coast, the brine of morning.

Conjure a seacaptain’s view of the shore.

Listen to the sway of the field.

Pretend it is the lapping of waves.

Feel it in the ribs.

Feel it scratch the skin.

Image from Social History of Art

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