2019 Ars Philosophica Ars Poetica Poems

Painting is a prison

No motion in painting
Save the brush stroke
Permanently locked in
Line structure
& 2
Trapped on the canvas
Never offering the subject
The opportunity
To exercise
Free will.
Painting is a prison.

By Makar

Stephen Sutherlin is a designer, poet and musician. He writes poetry about life in the southwest and enjoys metrical lyricism.

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