Mother and Child

By Somali K Chakrabarti

Mother& Child, Jamini Roy

Image Source

A safe haven in

blue expanse, sitting enthroned

on his mother’s lap

Mother and Child” is a masterpiece painting by Jamini Roy (1887-1972),one of the most renowned Indian artists of the twentieth century . Broad brush strokes, simple forms, stretched eyes, decorative borders and use of flat colours are the dominant motifs in “Jamini Roy” paintings.

 

A Haiku is a Japanese poem consisting of 17 syllables in 3 lines, with 5 syllables in the first and third lines and 7 in the second.

 

Lei: A wreath for your soul  is a string of short poems reflecting on nature, life, illusion and inspiration.Lei

 

 

 

If you believe that any picture on the site infringes your copyright, please inform and it will be removed

If you like this post, please consider following the blog.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Please like, share and/or leave feedback in comments below!

 

  • author's avatar

    By: Life11BlogAdmin

    No biography available at this time

  • author's avatar

Steer towards a positive, smart and balanced lifestyle

Signup now to receive ideas for smart living in your mailbox

I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time.

You May Also Like:

Life11BlogAdmin

comments
  • Lovely.. today at 7.01am my sister had a baby boy..

    This one reminded me of the morning..

  • The eternal relationship of the mother and the child, selfless and secure. Great haiku… 🙂

  • Lovely painting, your poetry beautifully describing the picture 🙂

  • Ah! The kingly feeling of being in mom’s lap! 🙂 So well defined.

  • Indeed, a mother’s lap is haven. In fact, I’d say that it’s heaven. 🙂

  • Wonderful depiction of mother and child in your lovely Haiku poetry. Thanks for the great Jamini Roy painting with your poem.

  • Mother, the first emotional anchor, the lifeline, the ultimate delight in the life of a child…the other day my little 2.9 year old grand-daughter asked me…’why do babies love their mommies so much?’

  • Emotional post 🙂 pretty much true as well.

  • Wow! Kya baat! So, you did it….

  • A true depiction of Jamini Roy’s art!.

  • Interesting painting, Somali. Never heard of it, but glad I do know. It must be a popular kind of painting in Indian culture. Lovely haiku as well. Very apt with the painting – which I’m guessing inspired you 🙂

  • super 🙂

  • Happy to know about Jamini’s work and see it too. Haiku is a perfect description for the pic 🙂

  • Very beautiful haiku! Loved the image!

  • So wonderful Somali! So very special!

  • ..and that is the best place to be! loved how you used the words ‘blue expanse’ .To me they expressed blueness of the world, that empty blues of one’s being , the blue of this famous painting … all encompassed in it !
    Lovely .

  • A beautiful poem showing the mother – child love 🙂

  • Now that is a stunning picture!

  • Say what you want to!

    Create Account



    Log In Your Account



    %d bloggers like this: