Fire & Ice

"psalm 195, ice out, West River", oil painting by Roger Vincent Jasaitis, copyright 2016,
psalm 195, ice out, West River

“Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire,
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.”
― Robert Frost

This is the last of my winter paintings for the year. The ice piled on the riverbanks is a sure sign of the spring to come. Fire in the sky, the lengthening twilight. Fire and ice…

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