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Vessels of Life SOLD

in Acrylic by Suzette Datema 24 Artist Reviews
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VESSELS OF LIFE You and I, my friend are vessels Sailing from one port to the other And …in the process we upload and unload bundles onto our vessels Bundles of joy Bundles of sorrow Bundles of regret Bundles of love Bundles of disappointment Bundles of achievement Bundles of failure Bundles of pleasure Sometimes when we move on, leaving some of these bundles we feel lighter and sometimes heavier And then damn … we sail back and go and fetch the bundles that should actually have been left behind Sometimes we have bundles that stay on our boats of life, forever Too hard to unload and too distressing to leave Then these bundles of life become part of our boat You become used to your bundles, content, and you and the bundles become like fossils, part of your vessel. You have peace with each other. ‘My fossils and I.’ Then over time, we try to undo these ‘fossils,’ And oh dear … what a mistake. There is a hole … the water is gushing in. Quickly, plug that fossil back, or …… s

W 60.00" x H 39.00"
W 152.40 cm x H 99.06 cm
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About the Artist

I was born and lived in South Africa for most of my life and since I started art classes I just became more and more passionate about painting. Blog by Maxine Harris: There is a kind of quintessential charm found in Suzette’s paintings. Her themes of love, forests and houses lead into her ch...

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