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The Perfect Painting Love

He softy strokes a canvas, in His style As She sits there wearing, just her smile He's studies all Her lines As he carefully defines The beauty that exists Within her soul He lives and slaves For this very goal Pigments mixing, creates a different hue Colors blending the way the often do He looks into her eyes But he dares not compromise For his love of art He simply can't deny And paints Her while the tears Flow from His eyes Slowly twisting, brushes filled with umber To a canvas, that cannot be encumbered For it is his connection To this painting of perfection No greater critique Can there ever be He's imprisoned by the Art, That set Her free Holding beauty, in such adoration His is truly, the greatest abdication He wants to keep her near But, he works in constant fear She can't return his love After all While he gently hangs her portrait On, His wall April 1st 2014 My original included this last part As she's leaving, his heart begins receiving Inspirations, that dissipate his grieving Another girl comes in As she poses to begin Soon another Artist love-a-fair imparts That's one more Perfect Painting for The Arts May 30th 2014

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Date: 9/14/2015 8:46:00 AM
Wow, you have created a masterpiece with this one!...brilliant...glad to see it featured on the homepage this week...:)
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Jerry T Curtis
Date: 9/18/2015 6:27:00 AM
Thank you Cas ,coming from a poet like you, this is praise indeed
Date: 5/17/2014 6:14:00 PM
I really enjoyed this piece Jerry. Sometimes the person who is the object of our desire lacks the capacity or inclination to love us back. Still the love is imbedded within the layers of paint. If you have a chance read my poem "The Canvas" I think you might enjoy it.
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Jerry T Curtis
Date: 5/17/2014 6:18:00 PM
I'm heading there right now, if you don't hear from me , it was a Great Write---Lol
Date: 5/17/2014 11:35:00 AM
Bravo i relate to this for i am an artis myself no greater commplement can be express than that of an Artis.... Gina
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Jerry T Curtis
Date: 5/17/2014 6:19:00 PM
Thank you Gina,
Date: 5/16/2014 3:58:00 AM
Loved your poem....Seren.................... SOUPMAIL
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Jerry T Curtis
Date: 5/16/2014 7:09:00 AM
Thank You Seren for taking the time to read it and for making comment, poets do need to hear it.
Date: 5/15/2014 10:27:00 PM
Picture perfect but can only hang on the wall, what a great ending. I really like this. Is it for that one contest I saw. It looked quite challenging and I didn't yet see the video that goes with it.
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Jerry T Curtis
Date: 5/16/2014 7:07:00 AM
Thanks Andrea , Yes I did enter it it the contest, and the movie was very good, but a bit more innocent than my poem.
Date: 5/15/2014 5:13:00 PM
oh this is simply glorious such incredible imagery! Hugs Jan
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/15/2014 5:53:00 PM
Its still missing but have had fun writing 2 poems about it lol hugs Jan xxx
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Jerry T Curtis
Date: 5/15/2014 5:49:00 PM
Thank you Jan, I really enjoyed writing it, now I'm off to find your banana. Ha !