aflare


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streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air

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lighted up by or as by fire or flame

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siring a blue abyss aflare in the lamp we call a sun.
The background (what is not occluded by the figure) is broken into two sections, each painted in more shades than can be suggested by the words "cocoa" and "coffee." Clemente renders his figure with intensity: dark slashes of eyebrows, penetrating little eyes, nostrils aflare, sky-blue lips sealed to disallow any verbal communication (mimicking vision's silence); a freshet of the same blue emerges from his nasal passages, traces the side of the mouth, and is reflected in a greasy patch on the top of the chin.
All aflare and so bright that we understand: why we go to war is to make explosions and lights, which are more beautiful than anything."