Ed Hopper

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Ed Hopper

Post by the quiet poet » Wed Oct 13, 2004 10:16 am

In the bright light of night,
I sit, sorrowful in shadow.

My eyes stray into the street,
where paint dries on pavement.

The bald man behind the bar
arouses a dark desire for drink.

Coffee, heavy caffeine would do,
though beer is by far better.

Hopper is my heavenly host.
I, too, am a nighthawk.

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Post by Tom Watson » Wed Oct 13, 2004 12:00 pm

Even though I am not certain who this Ed Hopper is, the words and imagery in this poem are mesmerizing and bring rise to my curiosity..
who IS Hopper?

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Post by Gillian » Wed Oct 13, 2004 3:32 pm

One of my favourite artists........nice one QP

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Post by moonflower » Wed Oct 13, 2004 5:17 pm

your words brought this scene to life!..and Gillians visual added to the view..beautifully done Quiet!

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Post by Tom Watson » Thu Oct 14, 2004 5:44 am

:oops: Oh, that was Ed Hopper....amazing how the painting reminded me of your poem.... :mrgreen:

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Post by the quiet poet » Thu Oct 14, 2004 1:09 pm

Thanks all. :mrgreen:

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Post by buttterflies » Fri Oct 15, 2004 10:34 am

lovely painting, lovely poem. ...ya know, you are really good at this, Quiet... i remember one other time i read a poem of yours that was based on a painting... i saw the painting in my head just from reading yours words, even before i knew what it looked like... :) thanks for sharing its beauty. :grin:
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Post by bags123 » Fri Oct 15, 2004 10:49 am

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Post by gordy » Sat Oct 30, 2004 7:50 am

i wish i could get into art :cry: .......although the way you write your poems it is almost like a painting, layers of imagry and colors and emotions, you draw people into your writing almost like a painting sometimes can draw people in....great job :mrgreen:
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Post by heinzs » Sun Sep 04, 2005 10:43 pm

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Re: Ed Hopper

Post by the quiet poet » Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:29 pm

:bump:

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Re: Ed Hopper

Post by gordy » Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:50 pm

hey! youre back :thumbsup:
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Re: Ed Hopper

Post by moonflower » Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:21 pm

such a joy to read this again! :grin: ..(hey, my maiden name is Hopper..i wonder if we are related..must do some research :mrgreen: )..

its good to see you back among us! :hello:
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