Monday, April 19, 2010

Pablo, old friend

pablo picasso, 1937
On Picasso's
Weeping Woman
with Handkerchief
Pablo, old friend -
You've given her eyes to cry,
but can she see?
You've given her a mouth to wail,
But can she sing?
You've given her pain;
did she give you pleasure?
~ Ralph Murre
first published in Hummingbird

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great poem-