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Ode to Rene Margritte

Updated on March 31, 2010

Attempting the Impossible

Rene Margritte
Rene Margritte

The Lovers

Rene Margritte
Rene Margritte

La Magie Noire

Rene Margritte
Rene Margritte

I forgave my bitterness but returned your course

I couldn’t follow you into your abyss

The last goodbye to you but with a kiss

To remind me it started with many places

Ended with unreadable traces

I felt you painted me with oil

Threw water on and watched me recoil

Your face became a muddled cover

And I couldn’t see, that you were my lover

The deed had done itself under

Replaced my beating heart with thunder

The heavens lapped their clouds around my breast

As the earth slowly took over the rest

We dangled on the edge of obsolete

Because our affection had never been complete

All this in me you could portray

When I fell in love with you, Rene

Gelconde

Rene Margritte
Rene Margritte

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      Veronica May 7 years ago from Michigan

      Very beautiful, and intimate. Great job!!!!

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      catalystsnstars 7 years ago from Land of Nod

      Thank you MoonDragon for stopping by and reading about my very small love affair with Rene. Lol.

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      Victor Mavedzenge 7 years ago from Oakland, California

      What a fantastic painting in words. APPLAUSE!

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      cleaner3 5 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      Wow, you wrote this poem.?

      This is soo badd!!

      How long did it take you to write this poem, obviously it is dedicated to the painter and those paintings in the hub, huh?

      Wow, you are awesome..

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      catalystsnstars 5 years ago from Land of Nod

      THANKS!

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      catalystsnstars 5 years ago from Land of Nod

      So bad is good right?

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      catalystsnstars 5 years ago from Land of Nod

      Thank You!

    • cleaner3 profile image

      cleaner3 5 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      Good is good, Bad is Awesome...

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      catalystsnstars 5 years ago from Land of Nod

      Thank you

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      cleaner3 5 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      You obviously are a woman of few words, Ha Ha. I loved this poem it came from the heart.

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