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Using a method of pouring the watercolor onto the canvas, Avis Davis has created her latest artistic series, "The Enchanted Forest," which encourages the viewer to use imagination to detect hidden images.

Poetry inspires painter

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The Enchanted Forest


By Teresa Davis

Climb from your bed

at midnight's hour.

Leave robe and slippers behind.

Pad down through the boroughs,

slip under the fence

to the song which beckons your mind.

Beyond the last hill and

past all that you've known,

push past the rough dead

and the dry.

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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