The Earth is Happy

The earth is happy here,
the gleam remains
Beauty is here,
the spirit of the place
I touch the faith
which nothing can destroy
The Earth, the living church of
ancient joy.

-John Masefield

Painting by Cari Ferraro

2001

Gouache, oil pastel, iridescent paint, on acrylic painted paste paper

19 x 24 inches

Private collection

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