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Flame

Suhani Rathi

The bright iridescent palette of early evening
A spectrum of colours combining greys, 
flaming orange and tones of yellow and red.
Living in a house turned gallery
I find more meaning in abstracts
than I ever could in a museum full of portraits.
This painting resonates with my mood
taking on any meaning I need it to
I see a reflection of myself in it
A young woman
Thinking, exploring
Sometimes unsettled in the chaos
And other times basking in the ballet of order
in a swirl of calm and fury.
Unlike the painting, however,
I am still working on me
Illustration is an original painting by Milind Nayak

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