Friday, July 06, 2012

Subject

I like to think I can appreciate art
no matter the form
but when it doesn’t conform
to my view of the norm
there’s a flutter in my heart

and I don’t know if it’s distaste or awe
or a mixture of the pair
affecting me down there
insisting that I stare
into that great unfathomed maw.

6 comments:

Ella said...

I love how you blurred the lines of how one feels when they look at art!
It does stir the emotions, wakes the senses or shuts them down~
Interesting view...I enJOYed it!

Eileen T O'Neill ..... said...

Bob,

I guess everyone is moved or motivated by seeing different things in a piece of art. Sometimes it amazes me just what is considered to be art, or extremely valuable either...

Eileen :)

Heaven said...

I think abstract art is just that - it appeals to certain people and you appreciate what you think you see ~

Hannah said...

I agree with what Ella says here!! I like how your poem gives the perspective of the art viewer!

rch said...

Thanks, such is art!

miskmask said...

I nice perspective, and one not taken often for this prompt. Nicely done.