Francis William Lauderdale Adams

(27 September 1862 – 4 September 1893)

Art Poem by Francis William Lauderdale Adams


'YES, let Art go, if it must be
That with it men must starve —
If Music, Painting, Poetry
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  • Rookie Peri Traynor (7/20/2014 2:48:00 AM)

    Art is hard, The artist suffers, mostly alone. The best ones, and most, die poor and without fair recognition until post humous. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,871 Points Douglas Scotney (7/21/2013 12:31:00 AM)

    As if art should not participate in redistribution & only exist once we're all in heaven.
    I think he was a radical materialist socialist, yet still a believer in the afterlife. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Joseph Poewhit (7/20/2013 7:12:00 PM)

    Interesting poem to read (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 17 Points Hunter Hunters (7/20/2012 4:46:00 PM)

    The greatest art man can ever see is nature. The greatest Artist -God made everything in a unique way. I love art and thus the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Peter Daniel Phiri (7/20/2012 11:46:00 AM)

    for art is the art of living (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 585 Points Ramesh T A (7/20/2012 8:23:00 AM)

    Materialistic man's pursuits have killed beauty in Nature and Art by destroying all natural things of best and beautiful in the world! Ugliness now due to pollution by advanced technology is raising its head everywhere plunging the world in oblivion like autumn season and winter gloom too will follow before spring of new hope of Art will come later after realisation dawn on man of those precious gems man cannot ignore ever...! (Report) Reply

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