ART: Sky Art Illustrations by Thomas Lamadieu

Genius French artist Thomas Lamadieu has illustrated a series of scenes in the sky directly onto photographs of urban landscapes.

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I’m not really talented at writing
Not super good at reading
Mediocre at best with cooking
I am only have good at following orders and even then it’s lackluster, really.
I have this god damn cobra in my mouth that I wish would just die.

I have come for the exequies of the king… When the carpenter was taking measurements for the coffin, through the window they saw a light rain of tiny yellow flowers falling. They fell on the town all through the night in a silent story, and they covered the roofs and blocked the doors and smothered the animals who slept outdoors. So many flowers fell from the sky in the morning the streets were carpeted with a compact cushion and they had to clear them away with shovels and rakes so that the funeral procession could pass.

One Hundred Years of Solitude// Gabriel García Márquez

The flowers are raining today. 

what is going on over here

He knelt in the sand and prayed to the rusted ships.
In the grimy brownlight of evening, he collected treasures:
syringes and glass glistened in the sand like ruined stars.
From these bones of the past, he made her a necklace.

James Brush, “A Necklace for the Goddess of the Empty Sea,” published in Poets for Living Waters (via bostonpoetryslam)