People Sketching Practice

Sunday morning at Panera

Panera Bread on a Sunday morning is a great place to get some practice sketching random people. I am going to go to various public places and capture a collection people. The object is to not only to get better at portraying their gestures or moods, but to tell a story. The above sketch is only one paragraph of the story I aim to tell. A collection of paragraphic sketches will hopefully start to form a story.

Poem: Wrapped In Worries

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Wrapped In Worries

by June Nash

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Woke up today

wrapped in you

Your problems, hurts

and pains too

I do not mind

truly don’t

But I can’t help

it’s not won’t

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You’re wrapped up in 

others too

Their needs, deeds, and 

want to dos

Time to think now

of yourself

Before you waste 

your good health

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It’s not the time 

that is spent

That makes me feel 

late on rent

It’s the worry 

I embrace

Watching the qualms

that you face

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You worry too

fret and cry

About those who 

never try

Those who let you 

be their crutch

They will leave you 

without much

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So I’ll lend to you

caring ears

Even share in

salty tears

I won’t take your 

worries though

Cannot let you 

steal my glow

Poem: Snow White Liar

Snow White Liar

by June Nash

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smooth talking man greets lovely lady

she doesn’t care that he seems shady

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like sweets on tongue, she eats up his lies

he praises her wit, beauty and eyes

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they may be truths, but how does one know

when they’re piled high in drifts like snow

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starved for attention, desperate for love

into the snow she drops her white glove

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it’s outline she sees, though very dim

like truth in the lies spoken by him

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his weak excuses, flakes upon flakes

deep down she knows they’re all lies he makes

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with all snow white lies, there comes a day

when truth shows through, lies melt away

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from warm sweet spun words ice only felt

watching with sadness, her snowman melt