Painting

10/18/10

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Of a river, which is riverish
or riverlike, if not riverine.
Which is a copy of a copy.
A painting on a wall
with a painting of a wall in it.
And the rain with teeth in it,
with a few deft strokes a rain implied.
Art crime, deliriously uninventive,
that I bought in Hyde Park yesterday,
foole upon foole that I am.
With its few representational smears;
that are people, that are peoplesque.
Their faces blobs, like gobbets of drool,
or flecks of redoubtable snot.