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Charles Ghigna - Father Goose®

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Art by Chip Ghigna
Acrylic on wood, 24" x 30"


Fruit of the Moon Tree

The full moon, an orange,
The half moon, a lemon wedge,
The quarter moon, a banana
Balanced on its edge.

The harvest moon, a pumpkin,
The new moon, just a slice;
Come see the moon fruit glowing
In October's paradise.


©Charles Ghigna

9 comments:

Betsy said...

I can hardly wait to see what kind of fruit awaits me this morning!

Renee LaTulippe said...

Delightful, and I love the colors in the painting. Thanks for sharing your fruitbowl of moon!

Matt Forrest Esenwine said...

Nice, Charles! Fun to read, and Chip's painting adds an extra dimension!

BJ Lee said...

this is wonderful, Charles. Love the painting as well.

Charles Ghigna said...

Thanks for your cheery comments!
I will share them with Chip.

Tabatha said...

Yum! Very original!

Charles Ghigna said...

Thanks, Tabatha!

Like your Keane quote: "If food and shelter give us life, the arts give us something to live for."

Ruth said...

I love your fruity moon!

Charles Ghigna said...

Thanks, Ruth. Happy fruity moons to you and your lucky students!