The Contemporary Artist The Society October 26, 2012 Poetry By Damian Robin In view, he made a start. Filling up his cart, He flogged his horse apart And made a mess-age: “art.” With few horse hairs of doubt He fanned his ego out, Used skills of nearly “nowt,” Stored bugs in sauerkraut. He keeps his heart in kind And only shows the rind: Dead life redesigned, In emp’ror’s clothes, new lined. He’s made his unknown known. Some say, in deed, he’s grown. This is part one of the short series “Three Human Types” Click here for other poems by Damian Robin. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.