Susan's "subject matter, context and medium...present a coherent artistic vision"
John Torreano, Clinical Professor of Studio Art, NYU

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Seymour Chwast

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Sunday, February 3, 2013

Turtle Tat



FOR THE LACK
Of a turtle on his back
Bri stopped in at the Tattoo Shack
The tatteur misunderstood
Didn't think that he could.

He was just a  hack
And lacked the knack
For painting a turtle on a back
And since he wore a thick wool hood
Couldn't hear as well as he should.

Without the least amount of  flack
He gave Bri a thunderous whack
Put all but his face in the back of the Mack
 And truly believed what he did was swell
As he glued Bri's face to a turtle shell.

The turtle dove deep into the blue
With only Bri's face as his crew
Who knew? Maybe a few
That the man who wanted a turtle tat
Would become one just like that!


6 comments:

  1. Do you show your work? You should be in a gallery with this kind of work. The style seems perfect for the time....and I love your accompanying poetry!

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  2. Thank you KD. I show my work at the Good News Gallery, Woodbury, Ct. and Eric Landgraf, NYC. I have two books of my art and poetry available, Depingo Ergo Sum and The Unibrow. Please contact me if you would like to purchase one.

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  3. The Bri-back Turtell
    Looks really swell.

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  4. Love it! Harrison does too. Now we have the whole family.

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  5. Now how many times did your mother tell you, turtles with paintings and decals on their backs is not a good idea for them?
    Without the least amount of flack...I hope---
    JB

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  6. Susan, Glad I got to meet you. Your art is so cool. Your sense of humor really shows through.

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