The first is fine, especially the colors, but imo the 2nd would be improved by the removal of the top left rock portion
The quote that Jeremy provided, repeated below for sheer joy, is marvelous!
[Counsel] pled, and pled briefly but strenuously, in favour of a principle of elasticity - elasticity, that is to say, in the construction of a contract which provides for punctuality. My lords, my mind cannot comprehend the elasticity of punctuality. I know of no method of construction of a contract by way of contradiction of it.
Lord Shaw of Dunfermline, 1921
Of course clearly Lord Shaw never studied the era of so-called metaphysical poetry.