Treasure Island

Paul Hartal


Art and Reality


Art lies
About truth.

Art tells truth
Through lies.

Art reflects reality
Reality reflects art.

Art imitates reality
Reality imitates art.

Reality destroys art
Art destroys reality.

Reality renders art
Art renders reality.

Reality is art
Art is reality.

Art feels reality
Art heals humanity.

Submitted: Friday, September 27, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 30, 2013

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  • Anthony Di''anno (9/27/2013 12:15:00 PM)

    I like this Paul. I like the way you have built it and I like the fact that you end by pointing out that art heals humanity. I feel the same way. Nice piece, thank you :) (Report) Reply

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