The artist posted his work
A website for art appreciation
A gallery in Paris/ France.
One painting from his exhibition
Was an interesting rendering
Of an integration of faces with
A female body
Mother earth who let the spirit
Of the poet fly.
An interested art lover sent mail
To purchase the painting
Why not thru’ the gallery?
The artist wished to know.
Mr PT was silent while the artist
Searched his files to find that
Piece of art: Integrated Portrait 03
But it was nowhere to be found.
The artist’s spouse asked him
To paint another one like the
Image depicted on his virtual
But she was not satisfied:
It’s too aggressive
More muted colours! She said.
The artist set out the image to
Watercolour paper and created
And this time he thought he had
But his critical spouse disagreed
Again. Fuck that! He murmured
While she added he should apply
A white softening highlight to
Dampen especially the red tones.
The artist tried but gave up soon
As the white pencil did not would
Not cover all the colours
She felt were too strong.
You know he wishes to acquire
A soft-toned drawing
Just as you have online.
His spouse replied to his deep
Meanwhile the artist had found
A website where the potential
Buyer Mr PF had been declared
To be a PayPal cheater.
The artist mused
I’ll test my painting on my friends.
Showing his recent painting to
Mrs IRA who thought it’s a great
Addition in his typical ZG-style.
Mr T agreed to be good art
As expected from his befriended
The artist sniggered
Whoever wishes to buy it
Will find it on my virtual gallery.
An artist’s runaround.