Upon canvas, vision and Creation meet
Strokes of color, form, and light cast
Of moments now, of moments past
Seized by passion and a knowing goal
Soaring be this calling, this calling of soul
Within there be a questing command
And so summoned is the Muse and the artist's hand.
Rose Marie Raccioppi
Orangetown, New York
Study of Hands, c. 1474, Leonardo Da Vinci, 1452 - 1519.