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  Don't Throw It Away
by George Carroll
Sunday, August 05, 2012
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I started to paint a picture

Adding a dab here and there.

Just let my mind wander,

And let the colors flow free..


Didn't look like much when finished,

Many colors but no symetry.

Years later I gave it away-

Surprised someone wanted it.


One day while at an art gathering,

A crowd gathered around a painting.

I heard different opinions,

But was unable to see.


What a surprise when I viewed it

To find it was mine on display.

Goes to show how poor an artist can be,

When judging his own works of art.




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Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 8/9/2012
excellent George.
Reviewed by John Flanagan 8/8/2012
wonderful thinking, George,
and i like the vehicle you chose to deliver
the theme

Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 8/7/2012
To be viewed in another's eyes, should mirror our own...

Much appreciation of your art, my friend...

Peace, love and light,
Reviewed by Asa Seeley 8/7/2012
if this is a real life experience...its a good one. if this is a metaphor...its awesome! thanks for share

Reviewed by neerja gandhi 8/6/2012
Aaahhhhhhh......this is immensely beautiful...
I love your writings very much, they say so much
Best wishes...neerja :)
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 8/6/2012
Too true and I have LOVED what you sent me and consider it as valuable in my own eyes as anything I've witnessed in the Guggenheim; I still have it in my Hotmail inbox to thank you for! :)) It is a person of humility and great grace who can grow more amazed the more successful s/he becomes in the world's eyes. Points well made here, George. xx
Reviewed by Adriaen Valerius (Reader) 8/6/2012
For everyone the perception is different, especially with art, a painting, poetry, a piece of music or whatever.
We see the shortcomings of our own work, others see the greatness of it.
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 8/5/2012
One man's opinion not
necessarily junk, but
another's treasure ..

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 8/5/2012
we are our own worst critics george, i'll bet it was greatn like your words are
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/5/2012
I almost said what Jerry said as everytime I write I think that no one would want to comment on it, it can't be very to see some paintings if you have got them to show...e
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 8/5/2012
Sometimes we can't see our own hidden talents. It takes others to point them out to us.

Love and Light
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 8/5/2012
Or poetry, eh, George?

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