Chuck Toll

Portrait Gallery: Pase Picasso - Poem by Chuck Toll

The midwife of Pablo Picasso
With awareness akin to Sargasso
Thought him dead on arrival,
Not a chance of revival,
and departed the sorry fiasco.

An uncle who’d trained as physician
Saw no need to employ a mortician.
Thrusting cigar aside,
He approached the boy’s side,
Puffed a few times and-viola! -ignition.

Pablo knew from his first infant sneeze
Life was good but without guarantees,
So he was from the start
Most prolific in art,
And also in wives and amies.

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Comments about Portrait Gallery: Pase Picasso by Chuck Toll

  • Colin J... (10/13/2007 1:50:00 PM)

    Didn't know this,
    but, still like it,
    as well as Picasso, I like your Art...
    Colin J...

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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