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Oh, Love!

Thou nymph!

For’er chased, ne’er caught,
Plainly visible yet barely glimpsed,
A fox the hounds ne’er could tree,
The Hart e’er elusive to the huntsman.

A spectre in the night,
Upon whom my arms doth seek embrace,
But find only cold air in the grasp,
A sigh escaping from my lips,
Victory denied.

Love, thou witch!

A spell over me hath thou cast,
For my heart to e’er seeketh thee,
Only to be ingloriously rebuffed,
Thy laughter a siren’s call unto me,
The rocks in this endless sea of darkness,
Looming close, their sharp edges
The knives and fangs of thieves and serpents.

Thy kiss tenderest of all,
Thy deep night’s moonlit kiss so sweet,
Thy embrace a thousand fires strong,
Yet all vanishes in but a simple moment,
When thou dost dance away again,
The merry hunt resumes.

Love, thou torturer!

My soul wandr’th aimlessly,
E’er seeking thee,
Finding only emptiness, eternal emptiness,
A half ne’er made whole.

Yet the drumbeat of thy heart,
Calls to me, propels me,
Without wit doth I pursue thee.

Yea, unto my grave shalt thou haunt me,
For’er denying me?
Ne’er but a taunt?
A cruel Heaven’s Dagger
Hast thou plunged into me,
My breast bleeding heavily for thee.

Yet no satisfaction shall e’er I find,
Or wilt thou, upon that grim finality,
Allow me the crown?


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Jon C. Munson II
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
I'm still learning to be an artist... does one ever stop? ;)

Having no prior extensive formal training (just the usual lower school art classes and occasional scribbles), in late 2011 Jon picked up a Wacom, and Painter, and began to learn digital art.

Quickly recognizing the need for some guidance, Jon has since taken classes with Skip Allen (, Karen Bonaker (…, and Tim Shelbourne (….

An active administrator assisting Tim Shelbourne with his site, The Artists Quarter (, Jon continues his artistic growth under Tim's tutelage and the feedback others willingly provide.

I hope you enjoy the artwork!


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jaitsme2 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
Here I thought I was the only J.C.Munson here on the DA I am J.C.Munson too... also known as jaitsme2.Have a great day.Cheers from Canadian neighbours.
JMunsonII Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Too funny! :D

Are you part of the Thomas Munson clan then?
jaitsme2 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
No...I don't think so, my grandfather is Norwegian.
JMunsonII Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh well.  Not a big deal. :D. Perhaps before Thomas Munson, our roots head that way too... ;)
mttomimages Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Professional Photographer
I really like your photos at Coors and the black and white of South Table Mountain.  Very nice!  Golden is my hometown.

And your Dream 'Job' journal entry is wonderful!  Hurray for you and your kind heart!

Putting you on my Watch.  :)
JMunsonII Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much for your kind words! :D  And, of course, the watch! :)
nousernameavailabl Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Awesome gallery !
JMunsonII Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much! :)
nousernameavailabl Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
My pleasure ;)
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