On Properties

Canvas strains
while waves escape

its narrow frame
and shallow view

though no oceans
slow to pose

as any honest
paintbrush knows.

Of properties
art keeps but few.

On Properties © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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28 words (prompt limit).  Let it come / let it go brevity challenge prompt - link: https://allpoetry.com/contest/2762652-28-words-or-less---come-go---k.tolnoe-noguest
Submitted: October 12, 2020

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