Heather Burns


As An Artist


I carefully paint
a picture on my
canvas

with each stroke
I wipe away a tear

causing a smile to
reappear.

As an artist

I endow your face
with my brush

making it more
perfect as I go

until at last the
image of my love
I see.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Edited: Saturday, July 13, 2013

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  • Rookie - 148 Points Joseph Anderson (7/12/2013 1:43:00 PM)

    An ethereally divine concept, painted with an inspired brush.You make life and love a treasure (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,605 Points Sandra Feldman (7/11/2013 4:51:00 PM)

    Must be wonderful to be able to paint Love and the perfect image of the one you love as You see that person. Lovely and original poem, Enjoyed it (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,605 Points Sandra Feldman (7/11/2013 4:51:00 PM)

    Must be wonderful to be able to paint Love and the perfect image of the one you love as You see that person. Lovely and original poem, Enjoyed it (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,016 Points Khairul Ahsan (7/9/2013 11:16:00 AM)

    until at last the
    image of my love
    I see.
    Very beautifully painted your feelings. Wiping a tear and causing a smile to reappear is not an easy job, which you've done so well. (Report) Reply

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