Saiom Shriver

(Ohio)

Erica Jong's Grandfather


Erica Jong
wrote of her grandfather's
massive oil painting
of horses galloping in
from the sea.
She was born in 1942,
the year of the horse.
Perhaps he was painting
a vision of souls killed
in the Great War
again taking form
.. in the horse year
reborn.

Submitted: Sunday, August 11, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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Painting by Walter Crane

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