Syriana

Untitled work © Neamat Badawi - Syrian Artist - by permission: facebook.com/thesyrianart

Untitled work © Neamat Badawi – Syrian Artist – by permission: facebook.com/thesyrianart

The Love of Art
and
The Art of Love
will
ever outlive
War

The painter’s eye
that
reflects this love
will
always attract
more

The tyrant heart
that
denies this truth
won’t
ever enrich
lore

The Love of Art
and
The Art of Love
lasts
always at life’s
core

52 thoughts on “Syriana

    • I’ve just looked at the outline in particular and Chris Moore in general. I enjoy a good satire so will probably try one of his works. Thanks for the intro and your comment.

    • Replacing my old for my new eh? This actually reflects what Heaney said on an old BBC Radio4 interview I heard last night – (I paraphrase) ‘when a poem is done, you’re finished with it. Put it behind you and write the next one’. Thank you.

    • Well Doug, that both of us blown away. How does one react to being told that his work is reminiscent of Khalil The Prophet? With what the great man himself once termed ‘trembling happiness’. Your benediction takes me personally to the next level as a poet. Thank you sincerely. [excuse the delay – I didn’t reply for 24 hours because I didn’t know how]

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