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Museum Piece

Rating: 3.4

The good gray guardians of art
Patrol the halls on spongy shoes,
Impartially protective, though
Perhaps suspicious of Toulouse.

Here dozes one against the wall,
Disposed upon a funeral chair.
A Degas dancer pirouettes
Upon the parting of his hair.

See how she spins! The grace is there,
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Bernard F. Asuncion 18 December 2016

Museum teaches history and culture through various kinds of arts...........+++++++++++++

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Tatiana Berdennikova 18 December 2016

Enjoyed the humour: mundane vs genius.

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Edward Kofi Louis 18 December 2016

While he slept. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Tom Allport 18 December 2016

I always new it every piece of art has it's place and function.

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Walter Durk 01 October 2007

This is a cute piece, decently written, but not a great poem in any way, IMHO.

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