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Poetry Corner: Warhol's Campbell Soup

January 25, 2016

What a crazy thing to paint.

A Campbell's soup can,

the logic is so faint.


So why wasted the man,

his talents of artistic splendor

on painting a soup can, I wonder?


It's not even the colors I'm used to.

The style is not all that grand.

The work is good, it's true,

The man's got a leg to stand.


But why paint a soup can?

   Warhol's Campbell's Soup Can




This was a writing exercise, and you can guess what it was. Looking at art and writing the poetry it inspired. For some of these I am quite inspired, but Andy Warhol (I know, I must be an uncultured heathen!!) never inspired me to do more than ask a lot of questions. Questions like "How is that not copyright infringement? Who would pay for "art" like this? And the ever prevalent thought: What combination of drugs inspired this madness?"


But it was for high school creative writing.


What do you think of Andy Warhol's work? Leave a note in the comments below.


Until next time, 


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