Treasure Island

douglas scotney

(boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

(he) art


the appearance of a painting
overcomes the enigma of its content
locking it into (he) art.
the same goes for a sculpture
whether pyramid or rock.

more arcane,
a particular poem,
a cave of dripping words,
unlocks disengagement,
revealing what is (he) art.

Submitted: Sunday, March 17, 2013
Edited: Monday, March 18, 2013

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  • Karen Sinclair (3/12/2014 7:36:00 PM)

    He-art. Exactly. It needs to evoke emotions I believe and the only way to achieve that is engross from your pit. Your gut. I do fine art to but my emotionalism is most satisfying. Ty (Report) Reply

  • Susan Lacovara (2/23/2014 5:37:00 PM)

    What is shared of the heart...preserved art! ! ! A wonderful write, simple but speaking volumes. PEACE (Report) Reply

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