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Exhibition Dancing I (The Waltz)

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He asked was there ever a time when an artist
Would brag of his palette or brushes or oils.

She said no I don’t think so why he said well
Yesterday I was in star bucks and overheard
Three guys comparing the size of their
Hard drives and software each claiming the other’s was
Ancient and slow.
Well I think they all study art at the college,
‘Cause soon they were arguing who had more gigs
On his pixels or cad or whatever for drawing
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John Lyday 12 December 2009
Anyway, you turned the jargon into art. We can all apreciate that.
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Hi Gary... .....Thisssssss is great work.....! ! What fun...! ! Love, D.
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Philip Housiaux 12 May 2008
Lot of this seemed to be in trochee hexametre. Really suited your 'he said' statement structure, giving a nice punch and the long line gave some roll and fun. Perhaps the title is a good hint of philosophical seriousness as well. This ironic piece differs greatly from the poets direct social observation work - demonstrating his versatility. Always art here.
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Will Barber 07 March 2008
Epic witt, here. A treat for the brain-cells. The waltz was the beginning of the collapse of Enlightenment culture. Onward and sideward, until the ladies fainted from too-tight corsets. Thanks for a hugely entertaining piece. - Will
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Ha ha! I agree. Charles Bukowski, one of my favorite poets/writers of the crude 'genre', had a hard time learning to use his computer to 'create' from. I buy hundreds of those little 'composition' notebooks to write in. I simply must have a pen and paper to 'create' on. The screen, to me, feels too impersonal...but that's just me. This is a wonderful description of where 'art' is going.
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