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Alice McMahon White
United States
Current Residence: Chicago
Favourite genre of music: Rock
Favourite photographer: Zoran Orlic
Favourite style of art: Realist
Personal Quote: Mourning/Dove and blood red songbird/Sing requiems for/Love/Found and lost before it occurred
I'm beginning a series of self-portraits. Also trying for a deeper metaphoric and symbolic meaning in my work. Some of this will be done through the use of poetry, sometimes the text of the poems will be included in the finished works.

This poem was written to accompany my most recent drawing, "Black Butterfly" completed July 20th, 2008. The text of the poem was incorporated into the drawing.

"Black Butterfly"

Bemusing muse

Black butterfly

Came through the ether

Mystical wings

Encircled me along the way

Enraptured on a summer day

Music painted on the sky

Black butterfly

Blown in from far off dust

Astral soul

Dressed in stardust

Black butterfly

Draw me perfect

Emergent from this coal black shell

Wet wings spread in joy to stand


Flawless at the artist's hand

Evanescent passion lies

In our wavelengths intertwined

Black butterfly

Never caught

Light gently in the mind

Bring luminous thought

(c) Alice McMahon White 2008
  • Listening to: Black Butterfly by Laura Veirs
  • Reading: Ten Poems to Change Your Life
  • Eating: Dark chocolate
  • Drinking: Red wine


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vifairytail Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Miss, I'm in love with your drawings!
JacopoPfrang Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010
You have abeautyful style! respect
BRipin Featured By Owner May 9, 2010
I enjoyed perusing your creative art on your site, as well as seeing your beautiful self-backs. Barrie
Shaimaaelshatter Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2009  Hobbyist
I am extremely lucky today to find and enjoy watching your gallery. I was a kind of depressed and it has completely changed my mood this morning.
Thank you.
IndyMan33 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2009  Professional
Excellent work :)
M--Art Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009
Your work is simply stunning
Lilac999 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2009
Great gallery! :D
purplepanda32 Featured By Owner May 30, 2009
you have an extremely wonderful gallery, i especially love the White Album series, and your drawing are SO realistic!!! :heart:
White-Lily-Art Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2009
Thank you for visiting pp! I do like realism. :)
Rita-Ria Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
beautiful gallery!
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