ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Modern Art - Poem by ivor or ivor.e hogg

I’m not sure how I should start
To write a poem on modern art.
It leaves me in a quandary
It holds no real appeal for me.
I don’t dismiss it out hand
I really try to understand.
What modern artists try to do.
I know it’s different for you.
It is quite true I realise
I’m not equipped to criticise
I prefer to feast my eyes
On something I can recognise.
Modern art just baffles me
I don’t know what it’s meant to be.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 9, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, October 10, 2011

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