David Campbell

(16 July 1915 - 29 July 1979 / Ellerslie)

To The Art of Edgar Degas


Beachcomber on the shores of tears
Limning the gestures of defeat
In dancers, whores, and opera-stars –
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  • Rookie - 711 Points Michelle Claus (4/19/2014 11:48:00 PM)

    This poem is superb.The art of Edgar Degas is captivating, and it causes us to wonder about the artist's obsessions. In this poem, we are presented with the sensitivity of Degas, as well as the aspect of him that disturbs our conscience. (Report) Reply

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