Edwin Longsden Long RA was an English genre, history, and portrait painter.
there are many pictures at this house, two dimensional and more. how can I love one
child above another?
I had only one, so that was easy, then questioned if I loved the late arrival more, I said no just different.
so I talk out loud instead of writing .
a new prose. I talk of formative years, the safe place.
russell coates museum. have you been there? it was free on thursdays a haven from the rain,
indoor fish pond, quiet on the stairs, to the edwin long gallery. the flight to egypt. looking
back now, I never thought of it religious. immense it covered the wall.
I use the past tense, yet it is still in place.
on googling I see the topic is biblical, I remember the procession, the faces, the space as
if his meaning was hidden to me.
now by choice it is.
do I make such pictures? no.
weird stuff as if installed in a museum.