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If I Knew Picasso

If I knew Picasso,
I’d say Pablo come and see.
Bring your canvass here,
And capture this beauty. 

I’d ask him as he painted,
The things he’s thinking of.
If painting brought him peace,
As he paints a painted love.

I‘d watch as he stroked,
The canvass from his soul.
It would leave me in awe,
If I knew Picasso.

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  1. Date: 9/18/2009 8:09:00 PM
    Interesting! Like you, I would like to go back in time and talk to some of the people I have read about or been introduced to through their accomplishments.

  1. Date: 7/9/2009 11:54:00 PM
    If you knew Picasso, if i knew Langston Hughes... Wonderful poem friend....JP....

  1. Date: 5/17/2009 1:19:00 AM
    Raul, every so often i am going to choose a poet, and browse through their catalogue of works, it's your turn today. First click and i find this one, it's just like Picasso's works, a Masterpiece. I could vision him walking over to you at your request, and you being in awe at his amazing talent, i like it a lot, James

  1. Date: 4/17/2009 12:45:00 PM
    "I’d ask him as he painted,/The things he’s thinking of./If painting brought him peace,/As he paints a painted love.".... A_M_A_Z_I_N_G!! Ruben.

  1. Date: 2/23/2009 2:51:00 PM
    charming. A poem for a childs art class. I love picasso. catherine

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 3:24:00 AM
    if i know picasso. i'd ask him to paint me.

  1. Date: 1/23/2009 3:28:00 PM
    Very beautiful Raul, Congratulations on your wonderfully written poem being featured this week..God Bless * Tyesha

  1. Date: 1/23/2009 9:19:00 AM
    Congratulations Raul on your poem "If I Knew Picasso" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 1/22/2009 9:47:00 AM
    Raul - I just wanted to say congratulations on having your poetry featured this week – God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 1/19/2009 5:42:00 PM
    A great job, Raul...and well deserving to be a featured work this week. You are as artistic in poetry as a Picasso! ~ Carrie :)

  1. Date: 1/19/2009 4:12:00 PM
    congrats on your wonderful poem being featured this week!.....*Maryam

  1. Date: 1/19/2009 12:47:00 PM
    Congratulations on this lovely piece of art being featured this week! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 1/19/2009 11:13:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. May you have many more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/19/2009 9:07:00 AM
    Congratulations Raul on your wonderful poetry being featured this week! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/14/2008 10:36:00 PM
    Picasso was my favorite painter and you are my favorite poet. I have your book 'In the Time of Sorrow' it is a great read.