Sagrada Familia

 

 

The effulgent sun

Refracts through painted prisms

And every surface is

Drenched in colour.

In solemn reverence

We swim through pools of

Luminescence

A symphonic spectrum

Staining our skin

And saturating the

Substantial spaces.

Light and shade dance and

Tease our thirsty eyes

Drinking in this

Man-made marvel

As yet

Unfinished

Emma H, age 26, 22/02/2017


I travelled to Barcelona almost two years ago (all photos are mine) and my stand-out memory is of the modern architecture and marvellous interior lightplay of Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia. It was like no church I had ever seen before. My boyfriend took some convincing to accompany me inside but even he was won over by the blazing colours and clever design. An absolute must-see if you’re ever in the Catalan capital!

This is my fourth poem on the theme of travel – you can find the other three here:

A Love Letter to Sevilla

Fire and Ice

French

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s