Eugene Levich

Veteran Poet - 1,455 Points [Li Yuch'ing]

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  • Gold Star - 16,656 Points Sandra Feldman (8/11/2014 8:00:00 PM)

    Great Wisdom and Great Taste,
    A Gentleman of grace.

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To Paint The Portrait Of A Bird... By Jacques Prévert

First paint a cage
With an open door
Then paint
Something pretty
Something simple
Something beautiful
Something useful
For the bird
Then place the canvas against a tree
In a garden
In a wood
Or in a forest
Hide yourself behind the tree
Without speaking
Without moving...
Sometimes the bird will arrive soon
But it could also easily take many years
For it to decide
Wait
Wait if necessary for years
The rapidity or slowness of the arrival of the bird
Has no connection with the success of the painting
When the bird arrives
If it ...

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