Artist Alone Poem by Susan Lacovara

Artist Alone

Rating: 4.8


It is not with the sadness,
Nor madness,
Of Van Gogh
That I exclude myself
On winter days, in February...
Neither is it with the passion
Of Mc Kuen' s loneliness
That prompts me to feed
The returning gray cat...
Surely it isn't the same
Broken hearted heaviness
That took Dali' s spirit
Makes me question why
I surrender
To the paleness
Of my room, unattached
To another's heart....
Tis merely my own poet's prison
That paints my starry starry night.

POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
(02/03/12)
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Dee Corpolongo 02 June 2016

Another excellent poem written with such descriptiveness and feeling that you always do so well. My friend, my favorite, I hope all is well.

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Akachukwu Lekwauwa 22 March 2016

congrats! it's nice to see this poem emerge as member poem of the day just few hours after i'd read and commented on it...comparison congrats Susan my favorite poet member!

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Edward Kofi Louis 22 March 2016

Heaviness! ! ! With the muse of love and pain. Thanks for sharing.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 22 March 2016

It is merely my own poet's prison That pains my starry starry night. Superb expression projecting the inference of introspection of almost every one in our fraternity. Heartiest Congratulations for the poem of the Day.

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Bill Galvin 22 March 2016

Awareness and acceptance... no judgment... we are who we are... Nicely done.

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Dr Dillip K Swain 26 January 2022

Brilliant, absolutely brilliant. Appreciated the adorable poetic expression. Top score

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Kumarmani Mahakul 11 April 2020

This is not sadness nor madness. Nothing can hamper the mind of an artist. An artist paints the canvas but a poet paints mind of self and others creating beautiful poetry....10

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Sarah Shahzad 11 December 2019

this is wonderful, I loved reading it..! i'm write as well so please check my site 2 :)

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C F 06 June 2019

You surely have an artist's heart to paint with words of canvas that has been prepared by Van Gogh.10+ This is one poem I wish I could have written,

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Castellenas John 30 April 2019

Honest, true and powerful words. A painter see with wonderful vision. A amazing poem.

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