Wednesday, April 3, 2013

A Poetic Tribute to Frank Porcu, The Sculptor's Hand ~ New Bust of Abraham Lincoln to be Unveiled at the New-York Historical Society: Life-Size Bronze Sculpture Considered a Milestone. Milestone project has generated a great deal of interest among Lincoln scholars and museum curators.

The Sculptors’s Hand
Frank Porcu

What be this hand with vision known
Upon the clay a truth be shown
Within the sculpture the spirit of valor and fame
A sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and freedom’s claim.

Rose Marie Raccioppi
Poet Laureate
Orangetown, New York

An article in Tribute:

Frank Porcu
Lincoln Honored anew by the most recently unveiled sculpture by Frank Porcu.
Now on public display at the New York Historical Society. 
Information provided in posted links above.

The 'Thomas' Abraham Lincoln Sculpture Bust by Frank Porcu
Now on exhibition for a two-week limited time only at 
The New York Historical Society

..upon reflection... dear Elisa Porcu

and when it is viewed in awe we be
such gift of hand 'tis creation's decree
for within its structure a grace fully divine

and known be the artistry a knowing sublime
a son you have given to this world in grace
and now we each in heart his gift to place.

In loving gratitude,

Rose Marie

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