When Icarus Fell

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Artists


Pieter Brueghel, The Fall of Icarus, 1558, [source]

Landscape With The Fall of Icarus
by William Carlos Williams
According to Brueghel when Icarus fell it was spring
a farmer was ploughing his field the whole pageantry of the year was awake tingling near the edge of the sea concerned with itself sweating in the sun that melted the wings' wax unsignificantly off the coast there was a splash quite unnoticed this was Icarus drowning

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