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THE IMMORTAL PAINTING
When he first stroke that canvass
with gentle brush' touches,
he was unable to control those swift fingers:
did he realize that he was creating
a masterpiece...that painting
of noble woman with such serene eyes?
Was Mona Lisa paid for posing? Wasn't her intent too probable:
to be immortalized as others of her era so rich and indelible?
Did her beauty made her appear too humble for the wealthy Florentine court?
And although Da Vinci was charmed, he tried to concentrate on his portrait!
Even the long-bearded Leonardo in his ingenious and creative mind
couldn't have imagined the viewers' admiring feeling;
and I look at it in awe envisioning the master's skillful hand
carefully giving it the final strokes to finish the immortal painting!