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Viva La Portrait
by E T Waldron
Friday, February 03, 2006
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Picasso- self-portrait

If I were to paint your portrait

I wouldn't know where to begin

You have so many expressions

It's a contest of which would win

Your features are all so beguiling

Only rarely do we see them smiling

Deep dark eyes full of enlightenment

Ruggedly handsome very mysterious

Your countenance is mostly serious

How does one capture you on canvas

How to display an extraordinary mind

Especially parts of interest that are fickle

Never knowing what one will find

Perhaps I can color-code characteristics

Because your persona  is all about sex

What hues can I use for your kinesics

This is all becoming too complex

All this pondering to capture a look

To heck with it I'll just write a book


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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 2/5/2006
i like this
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 2/4/2006
Captivating imagery Eileen, I think I enjoyed Picasso's blue period the and peace...Carole
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/4/2006
Ditto William!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by William Bonilla 2/4/2006
But a picture is worth a million words
Excellent piece Eillen

Love & Peace

Reviewed by Janet Parker 2/4/2006
A delightful poem, Eileen. Especially the ending. I am totally with Andy and what he said about Picasso. Why was he so bad and so rich and famous?
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 2/4/2006
Sounds like a great book, too!
Reviewed by A PAX 2/4/2006
great eileen......simply great!!

word of caution.......avoid analying latin men............

too wrapped up in macho, especially the old timers.......and artists.....oh don't get me started

muy bueno!

anita :)
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 2/4/2006
Picasso reminds me of a bad migraine..
Colour by numbers with words, could be a winner!!
Reviewed by Lori Moore 2/3/2006
Looking for the book.
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 2/3/2006
What a wonderful capture this is, Eileen!
Much enjoyed!
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 2/3/2006
write it, draw it, tell it, show it. we all want more of the "it" he's got. D.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/3/2006

I want the third copy!! *grins* Fantabulous write and art; you ROCK, Diva of the Den! :)

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by . ignis 2/3/2006
Picasso was one of the great spirits of the previous century. He knew there is much more to see than meets the eye. His trade both allowed and urged him to reflect on matters outside of generally accepted boundaries. He did that exuberantly and almost obsessively. Perhaps crossing a line in doing so forced him to live and work like he did; there was no other option for him. It made him rise above all that limits, structures and contradicts itself. Take care,

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/3/2006
It would of been interesting meeting Picasso and speaking to him about the images he shared with his talent.

A complexed personality is certainly a challenge! :-)
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 2/3/2006
That old Carly Simon's "You're So Vain," is playing in my head. Gotta love it. Beautifully done.
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 2/3/2006
Ha!! Somehow, I think it would be easier to capture someone in a portrait than in a book. Either way, I am with Karla on this one, it would be quite interesting either way.
Take care,
Reviewed by Peter Paton 2/3/2006
This is wonderful, humourous and highly original Eileen !
Your creativity knows no bounds
Lols..I thought the portrait looked like Adolf Hitler minus the moustache....with a deer's head poking out his shirt !
Trippy !
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/3/2006

What a portrait, and what a book that will be! I want the second copy (you get the first). BRAVA!!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
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