tarry the bubble

tarry the bubble

rising through viscosity

struggling not to burst


Oil on canvas by John Edward Mill, 1886

This haiku was playing in my head for several days, then I stumbled upon this painting that had nothing to do with whatever I was searching.


10 thoughts on “tarry the bubble

    • Thank you! The weird thing is that I wanted to post this without the picture crutch, and I found this painting looking for something else entirely. Kinda cool when that happens!

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