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A Rambling Man's Inept Pen
by Jon Michael Willey
Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Arts struggle to be pure.

A Rambling Man’s Inept Pen

 

 

dribbling over the soul of descriptors

semantics struggling for clarity’s eye

hammered on by manipulators of verbiage

 

 

to man, artist, playwright or poet

mulberry stain stamping on white linen

these inept curators of communications

left where cherry dressing was needed

to soothe royal crimson velvet desires

 

 

who will brave sanctions to decry

ineptitude thrives with calamity there

among purity of artistic conceptions

who will ride the crest of a rip tide

 

 

salvage of art a principled cause

weak men avoid to save the scorn

of peerless practitioners muddling

thrust the sword my way and I will

counter thrust nobly in arts defense

 

08/04/2010

Jon Michael Willey

 

 

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Reviewed by Gene Williamson 8/12/2010
Yes, good friend, counter thrust nobly. Love your rambling. -gene
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 8/11/2010
Keep countering My Friend. Yours is a noble quest and sword.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/9/2010
I find your poem very meaningful and worthy of much more than a single reading, Jon. I appreciate the perspective that you have shared with your readers (including me of course). Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 8/8/2010
Inept? You? Never. So beautifully penned, power in poignant lines of self criticism. We are our own harshest critics -- believe me, I know. Do I ever. Well done, Jon.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 8/7/2010
Art is expressed by the writer or painter when capturing in whatever form the visions and colors of their souls, and putting it out there.
As always Jon Michael, brilliant work
peace and love, Carole~
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/5/2010
Ah, the sticks and stones of art are many. So many have had to die to become known.

Thank you for reminding me of the whims of art and what it takes to survive.

Ron
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 8/5/2010
The whole piece is impressive, Jon, but that last stanza is both the heart and soul of this unique poem.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 8/5/2010
Inept? Hardly! Profound and written well...as always, Jon.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/4/2010
All the reasons why art is so diverse. Each sees what they want to see whether conjured or reality. Deep writing with a fantastic delivery...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 8/4/2010
Ineptitude is not one of your traits, Jon.

~W~
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 8/4/2010
Is it ever perfected or always critiqued? We strive mosty for ourselves..great work of art here Jon...perfection in my eyes!
Reviewed by Felix Perry 8/4/2010
interesting views and images presented here Jon...deep.
fee
Reviewed by John Flanagan 8/4/2010
This is pemmican poetry, Jon, a rich condensed dish...there is just so much here, so much, and the control of expression is impressive...and the idea of defence admirable, a warrior prepared to counter-thrust.
Very fine indeed.

John
Reviewed by George Carroll 8/4/2010
Art is in the eyes of the beholder and not all see the same picture.
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 8/4/2010
and we do salvage!! YES!!
we as poets and creations of possibility
creators and imaginative pursuers delving deep
pen forward with ink & muse
dancing with the musical stage or silence
listening & noble...always daring our art & craft
Love's Bounty & Expressive Embrace
Vickie



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