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THE PAINTER

Phil Roberts 1957 (Melbourne)

Hippogryphs, vampires
Werewolf, zombies, and ghouls,
The Painter brings to Life.

The Painter painting
A lullaby of despair,
No hope remaining.

The Painter paints
A portrait that brings madness,
To anyone who sees it.

Horror tales come alive
On the Painter's canvass,
Terrorising the Earth.

The Painter hopes to
Drive humanity crazy,
With his evil artwork.

Fabled monsters risen
From the Painter's evil works,
Mythic creatures real.

Evil pictures hang
Upon the Painter's walls,
Loosing sundry terrors.

THE END
© Copyright 2021 Philip Roberts
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Poem about an evil painter, whose works can drive you insane.

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Written on May 21, 2021

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