Morning (Original Tanka and Sketch)
Fingertip runs down
My back, followed by shivers
Turn towards his heat
A sleepy smile for the face
On the pillow next to mine
With my previous poem, The Wind Carries, I told you a little bit about how hard it can be to have a spouse who is in the military, or any other profession that requires long absences from home.
But there is one thing I will never tire of. The first time waking up next to him after one if those absences.
I wanted to keep this sketch minimal. It fits the poem. That does mean there was not enough progress to write a separate post about it. All I added after sketching in the main lines was a tiny little hint of shading here and there, to give it some depth.
As always, dear reader, thank you for allowing me to share my thoughts with you.
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beautiful- love the sentiment in both pieces ❤
Thank you, Sun. Hugs
Wow Tiny. The minimalism works great with the curved lines and shape of the whole sketch. Very dream-like. Nicely done.
Thank you so much, AK. As always, I highly value your uniformed opinion. ;-)