Treasure Island

Michael Philips


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Bad Art


I set off a stink bomb
At the art opening of bad art.
It was funny how everyone started
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  • Karen Sinclair (3/18/2014 2:58:00 AM)

    Hahaha! Loved this... You speak as so many feel but with a great angle.. wondering if it was the Tate modern? As banksy stencilled on the steps outside (mind the crap) . Not all is. But to a layman such as I much is more about who you know than what you achieve. (To me)

    Saved this as it gave me such funny visions. Love the art warriors mind. Tyvm. (Report) Reply

  • Rains Of Bloom (3/18/2013 9:29:00 AM)

    i think this is better as a writing that is not poetry. poetry is suposed 2 b symestrical, graceful and beautiful. nice story but not 4 poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (3/18/2013 1:23:00 AM)

    Pooh! you should have got some photos of the faces for the gallery. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (3/18/2013 1:16:00 AM)

    Bad Art, bad smell, . well you achieved that, Shame you didnot get pictures of the faces suffering. They would go well framed in the gallery. (Report) Reply

  • Brian Purdy (3/18/2012 6:29:00 PM)

    I like this quite a lot, Michael. Puncturing the illusions of aesthetes is sorta fun, eh? You even had a 'real world' motive behind your guerrilla action. The poem shows that you have an admirably light touch with humor, is well controlled and literate - all excellent qualities. Please visit my page when you have time; would like to have your comments. - Bep. (Report) Reply

  • Gershon Hepner (7/27/2005 8:11:00 PM)

    Very amusing indeed. You laerly have strong opinions, and express them very wittily.

    Gershon (Report) Reply

  • Michael Shepherd (5/5/2005 11:10:00 AM)

    Oh the joyful memory of irresponsible student exhibitions...the load of manure stuck with plastic daffodils... (Report) Reply

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