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Vincent's Chair 1888

I sat there all alone,
After many visitors
Have come and gone.

Then I met an artist,
Who graced me with his presence;
A peculiar man I must insist.

He asked to paint my portrait,
An offer I couldn’t protest,
So I sat there feeling irate.

Now I’m cemented in history,
Through one man’s passion for art,
Each painting a truelove story.

So, to the man with orange hair,
I’ll always value our friendship;
I am known as “Vincent’s Chair.”

Inspired by Deborah Guzzi’s 
The Chairs Tale contest and
The Painting “Vincent’s Chair” 
By Vincent Van Gogh-1888

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  1. Date: 9/14/2009 12:30:00 PM
    Certainly one of the greatest painters. I'm more into Loui Royo>>nice piece Abe>>James

  1. Date: 4/22/2009 8:44:00 PM
    I am just now experiencing your writing. You are very talented and I am enjoying them. -Jason

  1. Date: 3/4/2009 9:17:00 AM
    Dear Abe - Congratulations on your WIN in Deborah's contest! Peace always, John

  1. Date: 3/4/2009 12:05:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in Debbie's contest Abe Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 3/3/2009 9:13:00 PM
    Abe congratulations on placing in Deborah's contest - God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 11:14:00 PM
    loved the way you have written about a painting!! your creativity is awesome!! ~ Arany

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 1:45:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win with this wonderful poem! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 8:30:00 AM
    Congratulations Abe on your win in Debbie's contest! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 2/14/2009 7:40:00 PM
    I can't believe I missed this one. Congrats on making the hot list and best of luck in the contest...Raul

  1. Date: 2/14/2009 7:18:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest and great poem................Danielle

  1. Date: 2/14/2009 7:12:00 PM
    Nice personification. Best of luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 2/13/2009 7:34:00 PM
    Abe, I laughed when I read the last line. I love Van Gogh so much, I named a cat after him. Of course, it was an "orange" tabby! I really enjoyed this!

  1. Date: 2/11/2009 2:53:00 PM
    Wow, nice to see your poem on the hot list. DN

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 8:22:00 PM
    Very good write Abe. I like this Personification

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 6:43:00 PM
    I like to read poems about artists. Good luck in the contest. ~Caramel

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 6:39:00 PM
    Nice poem Abe! I hope you write more of these great poems. Love E.

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 6:36:00 PM
    Awesome poem, Vincent was a great painter and you are a great poet. Tyler

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 6:33:00 PM
    Thanks for your great comments everyone. I really enjoy reading them..........A.Lopez

  1. Date: 2/5/2009 11:30:00 AM
    i really love it!!!! you put a sense of feeling into it!!!!!!

  1. Date: 2/5/2009 11:14:00 AM
    Mr.Lopez ur poem is very inspiring.....