stroke

 stroke*

McCahon
‘Waterfall’ 1964 by Colin McCahon

bending
down
over rock,
a glimmering
of cloud, of
sky, the tangle
of shadow into
green across
it,
waterfall,
could so
easily be
a McCahon
painted in
one stroke
of heart,
McCahon
a waterfall

30 september 2019

*written for programme notes to accompany a musical
premier of ‘Wairere’ by David Hamilton & in response to
the Colin McCahon ‘Waterfall’ series

Copyright ©2019 Peter Le Baige.  All Rights Reserved

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