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  Returning to Kindee
by Patrick A Granfors
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Relaxation is the primary goal when we come to Missouri. Eileen bought me a watercolor paint kit to play with. I havenít played with watercolors since kindergarten. It is fun being a kid again. This is my second effort done just this morning to capture our deck view scanned and resized for email. Richard King (bless his heart) requested so donít blame me.

Painting:By Patrick Granfors

Not exactly photographic

Hardly well composed

My novice level effort

Is certainly exposed


It really doesn’t matter

I do it for the fun

Relaxing breeze comes off the lake

To temper rays of sun


I get to choose the colors

No one will ever know

My green is dark and blue is light

Brown is more like yellow


Release the inner child

You’ll be surprised at what you find

That a simple little painting

Childhood memories can remind


No fear



Copyright 2012 Patrick A Granfors




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Reviewed by Richard King 6/5/2012
Sorry buddy, I guess I missed this one when you posted it. Love the poem and you can color me truly impressed by the painting. Sending you a private message. Dick
Reviewed by JMS Bell 5/24/2012
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 5/22/2012
An original painting by Patrick Grandforce, may it be with you all the time Patrick, you have latend talent indeed. Bless ya!
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 5/22/2012
I think your painting is great! And I totally agree with releasing the inner child....there's so much fun to be had!!!!

Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 5/21/2012
The appreciation of art, so they say, is strictly in the eye of the beholder... and, what the hell, Patrick, if you had fun doing it, who am I to say it ain't art.
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 5/20/2012
Great advice *Patrick* to never
lose sight of your inner child
always to play and have fun!!!
So glad to see Yours!!!!

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg 5/20/2012
looks good to me
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 5/20/2012
I liked both the picture and your written words and hope you will always continue both.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/20/2012
Very, very nice.
Reviewed by Chip Bergeron 5/20/2012
Excellent painting for a first effort, and an excellentpoedm to ddscribe it....thanks for letting your inner child out to play.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 5/20/2012
Ain't too shabby though I doubt we will see your works in any art museums anytime too soon...keep practicing, maybe they will be chosen posthumously...;-)e
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 5/20/2012
Hah! Well good for Richard. I think this is . . . er . . . Well, it ain't bad! Just kidding around, Patrick, for the first time dabbling in the watercolors since kindergarten, I think it is just fine.
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