Susan Hillyard and Marla Deschenes

Susan Hillyard (Response Piece)

Inspiration Piece:

Art is Not Conformity
By Marla Deschenes

Nimble hands of tiny stature

Not restricted by the chains society will

Later administer.

As time passes

Doubt replaces that which makes us all artists.

Watch the careful strokes of paint

Accumulate without pattern

Morphing at once to Van Gogh status

In the eyes of a child.

Truth and silence

The non conformity of youth

Innocence makes everything

Great art.

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  1. Posted May 30, 2011 at 8:17 pm | #

    I love the use of the text as part of the image and the spirit of the image, so eloquently written in the poem and beautifully pictured in the child. Lovely!

  2. Posted June 5, 2011 at 10:31 pm | #

    I LOVE what was done with my words here – this is amazing and perfect!!!

  3. Posted June 6, 2011 at 10:34 pm | #

    I’m so glad you like it. I had fun doing it and I really enjoyed your poem.