South Padre Island

South Padre Island

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

quill pen

Carpe Diem #1081 Feather pen (or Quill pen)


quill scratching
black words on parchment 
birthing a notion

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Martin Luther nails up his 95 theses on the cathedral door - the act that started the Reformation  Original Illustration from  Martin Luther  by Gustav Freytag, published by The Open Court Publishing Company, 1897 Stock Photo - 17202303
Martin Luther nails up his 95 theses on the cathedral door - the act that started the Reformation Original Illustration from Martin Luther by Gustav Freytag, published by The Open Court Publishing Company, 1897

quill scratching
black words on parchment 
birthing a nation

©  petra domina

The Writing of the Declaration of Independence
source:  http://www.vahistorical.org/
Declaration of Independance Committee

quill
dips in dark waters
circles
faces emerge on
crinkly parchment

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Image result for old masters ink drawings
source:  http://www.spaightwoodgalleries.com/Pages/Master_Drawings_2003.html



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2 comments:

  1. Hari OM
    OOohhhh loved these three - especially the single letter swap-out on the first two! YAM xx

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    1. Great! They were a fun write after doing additional research on quill pens. Amazing how something can change with just one letter. janice xx

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