Why Feel In Excess?

Why do the artists feel too much?
Why do the emotions pound against our skull
Bleeding out our eyes and noses
Into shapes on canvas,
Words on parchment,
Notes in measures?

It’s simple;
Feeling too much
Is our only defense
Against feeling nothing.

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2 Responses to Why Feel In Excess?

  1. Gwenice Gwee says:

    Whoa the last stanza is extremely powerful. Great poem!

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