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Amazingly Useless

Poem By gershon hepner

Very fine pens, like very fine people,
are often amazingly useless;
you must use broad brushes and stand on a steeple
to prove that, like God, you are ruthless.

He's useles as well, though it's quite amazing
to mention this fact, which is rotten,
but must be remembered by those who stand gazing
towards Him, though He has forgotten.

“Very fine pens, like very fine people, are sometimes amazingly useless, ” VAn Gogh wrote to a friend in 1883. He believed his tools had to be coarse, like his subjects, to capture empathic feeling.

12/2/05

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