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Olga Kolesnik

Sydney, Australia

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Acrylic paints on a deep edge stretched canvas, edges white colour, varnished.


SPRING is a second painting out of four from the About A Land Far, Far Away one-off miniseries telling stories about an Australia's flora, a beauty of its native flowers and plants.

Hey, man! Hey, man! Tell me a tale
About A Land Far, Far Away.
A mystery land at the end of the Earth
That lies beneath the Southern Cross...

Terra Australis is the name
Of a great South Land far, far away.
One day, one day I will follow my dream
And sail the world to the Pacific Rim.

I will ask the stars to show me the way
To my dream land far, far away.
I will beg the sea to keep me alive
And not to be hungry for my humble life.

Hey, man! Hey, man! Write me a song,
That gives me the courage and makes me strong
To conquer the weather, currents and sea,
To become the man I wanted to be.

Hey, man! Hey, man! Sing me that song
About the country to which I wish to belong.
When I see cliffs, hear birds and the squeaky sand,
I will know I am lucky that I’ve found my land.

To be continued... See the Autumn

Song and original story by Olga Kolesnik. All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission of Olga Kolesnik.

December 2017

First published - Bluethumb in January 2018


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