Morgan Michaels


Longhi II


Or inscrutable Leonardo
Or one of those Renaissance boys
Or someone else whose surname,
Conveniently, ends in O.

Though to many it's perfectly plain
Or more than plain to see
That Vermeer has no peer
For interiority.

I'm sorry, I like Longhi
It's Longhi who compels
Pity, I like Longhi-
Longhi rings my bells.

Maybe it isn't the hottest
Brush of recorded time
Maybe you think Picasso
Or Titian more sublime

But I like to see the way
Things tended to ebb and flow
In La Serenissima, or, is it
Serenissimo?

I don't disdain genre
And feel canal is cool
And I actually like palazzo-
It's really my favorite school.

The world is awfully wide
And more than a little old
Everything in it's for sale
Everything's bought or sold

But if...

Submitted: Friday, January 31, 2014
Edited: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Topic(s): love


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Longhi II by Morgan Michaels )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. A Rich Man's World, Fareez Nasir
  2. PH: Nature: Canoeing the Mississippi #4, Brian Johnston
  3. Dandelion Dreams, Richard D. Remler
  4. गोजाननि खौरां, Ronjoy Brahma
  5. Let us believe, hasmukh amathalal
  6. Christmas Again, Katherine Nordhaus
  7. Money, Katherine Nordhaus
  8. Older, Frank Avon
  9. A question to seasons, Melikhaya Zagagana
  10. Languid leman, Melikhaya Zagagana

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. On the Pulse of Morning, Maya Angelou
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]