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Vincent van Gogh MAG

February 11, 2010
By shelby_kat DIAMOND, Warren, Ohio
shelby_kat DIAMOND, Warren, Ohio
72 articles 3 photos 43 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I can sum up everything I've learned about life in three words; it goes on." -Robert Frost

he created the universe by hand,
molding each planet with the tip of his thumb.
breathing life into the sun,
and wiping the moon off of each expression of his face.
he pushed the stars above the clouds
so that no human being could ever reach them,
because each one was made from his tears
and only he could ever enjoy them.
he spun the comets out of his sweat
and taught them to run as fast as they could across his universe
and stealth; blending in with the sky,
so they could rarely be seen.
he did all this by himself.
he created the inspiration that you seek in the eyes of your lover,
or the spark that you look for in corners of your mind.
all of this,
but all the eyes that gaze upon his work will ever see –
is just another starry night.

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on Mar. 6 2012 at 3:46 pm
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
35 articles 0 photos 1398 comments

Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

Just beautiful---I got to know more of van Gogh through your poem. A man tortured and frustrated with life...his work shows his torment. Starry Night is one of my favorites, so I liked that you described it. This was a perfect rendition of the man called Vincent van Gogh.

trblue GOLD said...
on May. 29 2010 at 10:07 pm
trblue GOLD, Richmond, Virginia
14 articles 7 photos 141 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Too often we lose sight of life's simple pleasures. Remember, when someone annoys you, it takes 42 muscles in your face to frown. It only takes 4 muscles to extend your arm and slap that mother@#?!&* upside the head. "

have been trying to find a poem that that got me and you'rs did. you are so good that it makes a person want to cry. try getting your voice out there becaues it speaking Vol.