Sunday, January 13, 2013

Magpie Tales 151: The Cover-Up
























compulsion 


creation is 
compulsion,

wooden feet,
ceramic head,

I, a paint-spot
on the wall of 
blank canvas; 

I am compulsion - 
still, silent, hidden
in open space 

begging 
art.  



Poem ©2013 R. Burnett Baker 
Photo shared by Tess Kincaid

14 comments:

  1. Creation is indeed compulsion - a wonderful thing that!

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  2. yes the verse about compulsion, works truly!
    thanks.

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  3. Creation is compulsion! Excellent!

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  4. That does look rather compulsive. Good write.

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  5. Your piece goes so nicely with my bathtub art today...

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  6. Like your abstract nterpretation.!

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  7. a paint-spot
    on the wall of
    blank canvas


    ...love that.

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  8. love this
    it is so hard to be patient
    waiting for art

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  9. I really enjoy the way you challenge us ~~ to explore your poetry ... always interesting.

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  10. This is wonderful...love the idea that creation is compulsion...it better be!

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