Sunday, August 19, 2012

Magpie Tales 131...Inheritance

Under Windsor Bridge, 1912, by Adolphe Valette


Yellow acrid fog
Such captains of industry
Bequeath deadly shrouds



Magpie Tales 131...Pollution, miasma, industrial hunger.  Have we made any progress in the one hundred years since Valette's painting?

8 comments:

  1. oo this has a nice bard to it...smiles....nicely done...

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  2. Beautifully written, this ugly truth.

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  3. Mmmm... you have it in a nutshell.

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  4. Very timely post for our time; for 1912, not so much. :-)

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  5. oh troubling and unsettling: nice words with the color

    xo
    kj

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  6. Ouch. Makes me hold my breath, great moodiness in this.

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  7. I feel a mystery lurking around the corner!

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