Sunday, 20 May 2012
"Very nice, dear," said his mother
"Is that meant to be a clown?
And those funny girls in blue, and all those
Swirls of muddy brown...?
A circus, did you say, dear?
Well, I s'pose that it's a start.
But I think I'll tell your teacher
That it's time you gave up art."
(With thanks to Tess at Magpie Tales for the picture, and apologies to Chagall, who was, of course, a very good artist indeed...)
Posted by Frances Garrood at 16:01
Labels: Chagall, Magpie Tales
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haha...yeah it reminds me a bit of some art on my fridge...nice take...ReplyDelete
Love this... so sweet!ReplyDelete
HA! LOVE your poem. (Good thing his mom didn't REALLY say that to him, huh?) Thanks for the chuckle.ReplyDelete
Such a wonderful take. I am not a fan of the art but I am a fan of your words.ReplyDelete
The art will hang in a place of honor on the fridge door, regardless. I love your poem Frances. How wonderful that this clown has inspired a funny response here. Thank you for sharing. =DReplyDelete
I think you have a point! LOLReplyDelete
oh, no, no parent should tell a teacher to have their child give up art, how sad!!ReplyDelete
show's about to begin
Oh I like how you put this silly poem to life! Nicely done in the name of chuckles!ReplyDelete
Awww, that makes me so sad! No one should ever give up art. :(ReplyDelete
Much in agreement with you Frances.ReplyDelete
I wonder how one might have really viewed that picture if it had not been by Chagall.ReplyDelete
Thanks, everyone. But I woul love to be able to write the clever, thoughtful poems some of you manage. Sigh...ReplyDelete