Life's Artist

December 9, 2009
By musiclover94 GOLD, Springboro, Ohio
musiclover94 GOLD, Springboro, Ohio
15 articles 0 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.


Red flies across the page
in violent, jagged spikes
as she hears their lying words.
But red is quickly washed away
with the tidal waves of blue,
that come crashing down on her.
The blue is thick and sluggish,
she can’t banish the thoughts they plant
for she fears their lying words
are perhaps not lies at all,
but the truth. Perhaps they were right.

Pink caresses the edges,
of the never-ending blue,
a warm, gentle hand stretching out,
to offer help, sighs, and cookies.
The blue is contained
to her little canvas page,
but she pulls open the door of the floodgates,
and the blue spreads out,
her slate washes clean with tears.

A new color takes its place,
a warm fuzzy orange, that jumps,
dances, spins, and whirls
across the page.
For their cutting, burning words
were no more than lies
taken too seriously.
With this realization,
comes the music, bright and quick.
She finds herself flying,
singing in joy.
This is the picture,
This is the final masterpiece
Of an artist.


The author's comments:
I have no idea if this is good or not, so please let me know.

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on Jan. 21 2010 at 12:01 pm
musiclover94 GOLD, Springboro, Ohio
15 articles 0 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.

Yeah! That's what I thought. I wish I had it. I want to be a psychologist and research it when I get into college.

Amanda B. said...
on Jan. 20 2010 at 5:10 pm
This poem sounds kind of synesthesia-like :)

on Jan. 20 2010 at 5:01 pm
musiclover94 GOLD, Springboro, Ohio
15 articles 0 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.

Thanks again! To be honest, I don't know the first thing about painting, the colors were just supposed to be different emotions in a person's life. Now that I think about it though, you're right!

on Jan. 20 2010 at 1:48 pm
Mandiella DIAMOND, Plaistow, New Hampshire
73 articles 58 photos 349 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't waste time. Start procrastinating now.

I assure you that this IS good. I love all the descriptions of the colors and how an artist paints. Art really is more than just painting colors on a canvas, and this poem shows that.


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