George Grosz TattooFebruary 26, 2009 at 6:28 pm | Posted in poetry, writing | 8 Comments
Tags: ekphrasia, George Grosz, poetry, tattoo writing, writing
(Man removes bowler hat at orgy.)
At the risk of being accused of mutual mythodology or the arrogance required for rank self-promotion, (ie exaggerating the efficacy of me wares (hitching his trousers?)), nor for one minute suggesting there is anything at stake, that I sacrifice my shyness and natural humility for the cause of a far more honest ideal. (As they drop to the floor?), I would like to point out
is an excellent time
to put aside your pleasant masks and costumeries and attempt some kind of truth.
Or like some flatulent senator awaiting superannuation, wallow in your clever cynicism which, delighting in its own lack of passion and motivated by fear, denies anything that truely claims a purpose, only to discover the party has occurred in your absence.