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A Depiction Of One Artist And His Starry Night

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A Depiction Of One Artist And His Starry Night

Vincent Van Gogh~Starry Night __________________________ a precarious world of indecision a dark pallet of light this brilliant depiction , it does scream , it cries out blues and yellows swirl in a maze of defeat a crescent moon suspended in a blissful evening , hangs lone in agony I rest within this small town of hope my eyes are saddened , my mind relentless in delight You are mine , my asylum , my starry night a dimension of light under this wrenching canopy of demise oh Vincent... __________________________

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  1. Date: 5/9/2015 3:45:00 PM
    Rick.. An awesome winning write!

  1. Date: 5/6/2015 6:10:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work!!Sara

  1. Date: 5/6/2015 9:56:00 AM
    Rick, :-) Congratulations with your wonderful win in Giorgio's "Ekphrasis" poetry contest. Forever *SKAT*

  1. Date: 5/5/2015 2:55:00 PM
    Rick, Congratulations on your awesome win. Love LINDA

  1. Date: 2/9/2013 7:34:00 AM
    Many congratulations Rick xx

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 8:58:00 PM
    Rick, :-) Congratulations with your wonderful win in Heather's "Famous Art" poetry contest. *Goodnight~LINDA

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 4:49:00 PM
    wow, rick, this is one of my favorites on the winners list. it is a very thoughtful and descriptive one, and I like how you invoke the essence of the painter, like in that song Starry STarry Night. congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 2:56:00 PM
    Very nice, Rick! Congratulations on your win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 2:54:00 PM
    My favourite line is: "You are mine, my asylum, my starry night".... Capturing the wretched state of his tormented mind. Congrats on your win, Rick.

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 1:43:00 PM
    Rick, you chose to describe my favourite painting! You gave the reader such an interesting glimpse into the mind of a brilliant yet disturbed artist. "A dimension of light under this wrenching canopy of demise" - I love that line! Congratulations on your win in my contest!

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 11:27:00 AM
    Congratulations on your first place Rick! Enjoy your well-deserved victory. May you have many more. Kindest Regards, Andrew.

  1. Date: 6/9/2010 12:21:00 PM
    Great poem! Congrats on your win. -Mike

  1. Date: 6/9/2010 6:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's "Picture This" contest Rick. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/8/2010 8:55:00 PM
    Lovely entry and congratulations!

  1. Date: 6/8/2010 10:39:00 AM
    Just to say Rick I airmailed your prize this morning>rgds Brian

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 12:22:00 PM
    Congrats Rick on your big first place win in Brian's contest .. another wonderful write and a great insight on VanGogh.. with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 12:05:00 PM
    Congratulations on your first place, dear Rick. Great Ekphrasis.

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 11:28:00 AM
    Good use of imagery to convey your thoughts. What an interesting perspective. Congratulations on placing first in Brian's contest!! Enjoy your big honor. Wishing you many more. Karen

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 8:39:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in my contest Rick.Rgds Brian.My latest contest Poem of Faith is now open.If you care to soupmail me a forwarding address I'll airmail your prize.

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 4:11:00 PM
    Wow! I have a copy of Starry Night and love this art piece. I love your insight --interpretation of - Van Gogh 's famous painting. Thank you for your comments on my poem A Mathematician's Delight. I am a new poet and I appreciate your words of encouragement. Ruth Meyer