Michael Edwards







Discretion surrendered

with chilling hauteur

resigned to accept

without  worship or favour

a right of youths custom



a waxen impression

suggestively struck

by alluring red lips.





  • Mottakeenur Rehman

    Superb Sir...Nice painting!!

  • Goldfinch60

    Super write Michael.

    I see what you mean about the minimalist concept in your artwork, it works very well.

    • Michael Edwards

      it's amazing just how far you can reduce down by just including a few highlights where is directional change in the structure - the mind is so clever in being able to connect up and making sense of them.vn

    • orchidee

      A fine write and pic M. Did you ever meet Val (Valentine) as Gold and I did, ooh around 270AD?

      • Michael Edwards

        I did meet Val D'Isere she's real cool man.

      • Fay Slimm.

        Can just imagine that waxen look of a red-lip-struck youth - -ha ha - - another small gem Michael. - -- p.s. - I adore the frog.

      • ANGELA & BRIAN

        Thanks UNCLE MIKE for a double attendre !


        Poetic Love (but not licence !)
        En El Dia del Santo Valentino !
        ANGELA 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡
        Extra 🧡 for the FROG !

      • dusk arising

        And the choirboy was struck dumb at the sight.

        the dirty old bishop of birmingham
        buggered his flock whilst confirmin 'em
        he sat on his hassock, and lifted his cassock
        and slipped his episcopal worm in 'em

      • FineB

        Hello Michael,

        Happy Valentine's Day greetings to you and your wife!

        A charming, good write!

        Keep writing

      • Neville

        upon my very word, how eloquently put & other positive expletives to boot.... Neville

        • Michael Edwards

          Ah be jeepers - thanks N

          • Neville

            tis true..

          • Laura


            “Suggestively Struck”...indeed!

            Love the write and the Mr. Frog!


            Happy Valentine’s Day to you and your wife!💞


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