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Harold Putnam Poems
WORK OF ART
Life is like a work of art That glows with promise at the start. The canvas seems so cold and bare But capable of colors rare.
MALE AND FEMALE
Male and female Are a pair
RHYTHM OF LIFE
Rhythm is the source of life Basic to the throbbing flow The tides respond on careful schedule Our bodies flex as passions grow
Comments about Harold Putnam
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892)
(31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821)
WORK OF ART
Life is like a work of art
That glows with promise at the start.
The canvas seems so cold and bare
But capable of colors rare.
The work requires an artist's touch.
The stroke of genius can add much,
The kiss of an inspired brush.
Converts the bare to an awed hush.
Life is like a block of marble
Quarried from the loins of earth,
Solid, gleaming, pearl of stones
Yet nothing till the sculptor hones.
We make of life a work of art
If we progress from careful start,
But only if the bare and tragic
Are transformed by touch of ...