The Emptiness Of Art

The Emptiness Of Art short poem

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As my tired cheeks felt the cold tears from my swollen eyes
As my mouth tasted the saltiness from the pain of these holy waters
I am drowned by the rain that I made, so dark, so loud
That what I only wish for it, is to stop.

But I can’t. I won’t.
Though I’m falling apart, I can only see grey and not art
But by washing away the canvass that I had drew on my face
I can only pray to forever not chase

A paint that aces a very colorful one
Though I did not only create
I drew strokes and lines
But someone colored it with the kisses of highlights

I painted it plainly with white,
I traced it with lead to make its borders strong
But someone smudged it,
To soften the features of it all.

I changed
I let someone paint the guards of my art.
And now I’m left with my fading art,
Nothing but a broken heart

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