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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.”








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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.....

  1. Date: 2/4/2009 11:29:00 AM

    great poem mr.L.that was wonderfully done.i love it!!!!!!!!:-)

  1. Date: 2/3/2009 12:24:00 PM

    This is wonderful Abe. Beautiful well written story! Good luck! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 2/3/2009 12:21:00 PM

    Very clever, Abe. I love the ending lines. Just great. Good luck in the contest. Love Chrstie

  1. Date: 2/3/2009 10:37:00 AM

    Wow. Awesome write! Good luck in the contest! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 2/3/2009 3:04:00 AM

    Vincen't Chair is an masterpiece and so is this poem. Tyler

  1. Date: 2/3/2009 12:49:00 AM

    Best wishes with this one Abe.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 2/2/2009 9:30:00 PM

    Nice poem Abe and best of luck in the contest. This is a great entry. ~Caramel

  1. Date: 2/2/2009 7:15:00 PM

    Dear Abe - Been to the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam - he is now being showcased here in NYC at MOMA - the Museum of Modern Art. Great subject matter and a wonderful visionionary poem. Peace always, John