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Face of clay
Heart of granite
The world, the artist.
through gentle hands
our face is formed
through love,
our heart is chiseled,
Each a masterpiece
the artist smiles.

The critic comes
with societies scorn
disapproving the artist\'s work.
conformity masks
replace the face
hearts are cranked
and painted black.
The critic leaves
approval in his eyes
the artist weeps
His work deformed.

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if the pen is mighter then the sword then the word processer must be mighter then the missile


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The following comments are for "Face of clay"
by johntellall

face
The artists common curse - huh? Nice work! You have a tactile gift, an ease, for word choice - as if you hold the words in your hand before you write.That probably made no sense - I'm in an odd mood today. Really enjoyed this.

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: October 17, 2009 )

I LOVE METAPHOR
Metaphors of a Creator perhaps? I caught it, and love it. Great job brother

( Posted by: Robert Walker [Member] On: October 17, 2009 )

nice
"World is an old canvas painted over many times"- Daniel Johnston

( Posted by: pablowilliams [Member] On: October 18, 2009 )





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