Treasure Island

Joyce Hemsley

(22.9.28 / Portsmouth England)

Greatness Overflowed


Many many moons ago
A great Poet and Artist
Italian - Michelangelo
Mastered the Sonnet
And the Madrigal,
Composing them for his Rose
Vittoria Colonna... whose
Aura of magic still glows.

Artistic achievements
remain high within glory.
'The Last Judgment Painting'
Reflects his holiest story.
Having lived a long life
Poems and sculptures were rife
For interested tourists to view.
A pleasure for the literary few.

Submitted: Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, February 01, 2011
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