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Rotten History3 (Guernica)


Frank E Gibbard
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Frank E Gibbard

http://youtu.be/nf3Q7gS_YSA

 

Picasso's painting "Guernica" resounds across the ages,
etching an aerial outrage across World history's pages,
a bombing resurrected with overt dismembered parts
so real in its depictions that an abstruseness departs.
Resemblances of tragic victims are graphically depicted,
a war crime of a brutal State via this genius convicted,
monochrome stark disembodied heads of bull and horse
colour darkly a bloody act by the hands of Fascist force.
A culture shock thumped hard into soft belly of our Art,
sent asprawling to canvas knocked out in mind and heart.


(you tube reference just to aid)

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A favorite of mine- excellent portrayal Frank!

 

Juris

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I love the way you use art to mention art, Frank. Whether you're subject is a painting, a sculpture, a movie, or even another literary work, these poems are originals in their own right. For reference, here's the link on the painting: Guernica.

 

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