Monday, January 18, 2016

About Artifice





Carl ~ 1973

his classmates produced
'anatomically correct' sculpture 

then there was this

a Picasso like sculpture 
his version of man

a bit skewed, perhaps
correct from his point of view

our special needs boy 




11 comments:

  1. Agree with Angie--it is a very cool sculpture-- On the poetic side of things, the double meanings here are very poignant, Helen, and there is a sweetness that is well conveyed and a kind of sympathy readily aroused too. k.

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  2. You have a better grasp on 'artifice' than I do, Helen. Are there lessons in 'artifice' writing? I started with artifice but it got to being too truthful. Not even the last line helped. I did want readers to think it all might be farce. Maybe it is my straight face coming through?
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  3. Beauty is in the eye of those with heart, I say.

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  4. Dearest Helen,
    What a wonderful poem with a lot of LOVE nestled within those lines...
    So very true and each artifice is being viewed and valued so different by different people.
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  5. Subtle - but a lot is contained in this poem once you sit with it a bit and let it tell you its secrets. Very well executed take on the prompt.

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  6. You did well...I could not be inspired without being ugly.

    Have a very creatively blessed day.

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  7. Very lovely, as always, darling!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  8. I have just found you, but I have to say, reading your poetry, has made my day, wonderful talent, thank you for sharing so many lovely poems.janzi

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  9. seeing from the inside - or seeing what is inside perhaps. Either way, it's what art should be. Lovely!

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