DescriptionCopyright 2014 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved'Fitting Retribution'With purpose I set out a sunny day, A task to be performed in wild wood. Not far had I progressed upon my way When a dark stranger dressed in cloak and hood Appeared as if magicked from shadow smoke. 'Good day, fair maid, and whither goest thou? Perhaps to worship at the sacred oak? Be ye advised that we do not allow A stranger's hand to pluck what we preserve. This sacred ground we hold among ourselves. And here we all the ancient gods do serve, In this, the home of faeries, sprites and elves.' I smiled most charming; he was most deceived, My mission still a secret, unperceived. 'Good sir,' said I, 'perhaps you can me guideTo this fair tree you speak of, I know not Where it may stand in all this wood beside Surrounding us. Come, lead me to the plot.' He smiled and took my hand, silent we walked Deep into the heart of the dark'ning wood, He unaware he was the sinner stalked For crimes against the hallowed brotherhood. His greed surpassed the sacred oath he swore, Our secrets sold for coin, our faith debased. Swift retribution comes to who ignore The honor of the trust that has been placed. Betrayal is not brooked, and he would pay For his transgressions on this very day.
As golden sun gave way to evening sky at last beneath the sacred oak we stood. He turned as if to speak, and then did I Throw off the glamour of my womanhood, Revealing my true nature underneath. Onto his knees he fell, loud he implored For mercy as he lay upon the heath. 'No honor to a traitor is restored. No restitution can you think to make For this most grievous perfidy you own. What knowledge giveth we do now retake, With death in life is how you shall atone,' Said I, entombing him within the tree, Condemned to silence for eternity. ~RC deWinter&l
February 26, 2013: An amazing thing happened today - I have been announced as one of the five finalists for a Shorty Award in Art. The Shorty Awards are given to the producers of the best of online social media in a variety of categories and I am honored to be in the running.
August 2, 2012: I am honored to have been showcased in Official Feature Online Entertainment New Magazine in the article "Connecticut’s Artist Expressionist: RC deWinter" highlighting my work in the arts. My thanks to the editors and staff. You can read it here: http://bit.ly/N6z4Yl
May 1, 2012: I am proud and also humbled to have several poems and paintings prominently featured in the First Anniversary Issue of Pink Panther Magazine. See my work on pp 52-57: http://bit.ly/KoMryO Purchase this beautifully produced magazine of women's art and writing here:
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April 6, 2012: Thanks to editor/writer Dominic Richardson at ARTbracket for this article on me and my work. http://bit.ly/HrZmDd
January 21, 2012: I am honored to have two of my poems, imprecation and WomanRoots, published in the latest issue of Pink Panther Magazine. The magazine can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/yUcPOM
My October 2011 solo show at the Arts of Tolland Gallery in Connecticut was a great success. I am greatly honored to be the first digital artist invited to exhibit there. My thanks to the Board for all their help before, during and after the 5-week show.
April 29, 2011: I am proud to announce that ABC has licensed four more of my works for use as set decoration on the TV show Desperate Housewives.
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