Below is the poem entitled What is an Artist which was written by poet
Ober. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Vincent Van Gogh
gave Starry Nights their lucent glow.
Then he took a pair of shears
and cut off his unsuspecting ear.
never once reeled his pen in.
He wrote and sang what he pleased,
raising hell while promoting peace.
worshipped this fickle earth.
With England's vast Lake District,
his tortured soul instantly clicked.
creator of Gumby and Pokey.
With no real wisdom to relay,
he distracted us with nonsensical clay.