Agony of an Artist

In this verse, Elsy unravels the agony of an artist, who despite his weaknesses soars up with strength. A poem about the dynamics of creativity exclusively for Different Truths.

With strength hidden

in the center of weakness,

artist lives

in soft dreams

veined with love.

When hit hard

at the soft core,

he spins in rhythmic beats,

shaping wonders in tongues,

native to heart.

Agony is an art to him,

deft, at morphing rupture

into supernal rapture.

He sits majestic

on the throne of the artist

with joy that is teary

and woe that is bubbly.

The artist lives through agony,

as gold through fire,

smelting agony into marvels

with God’s own mint mark on them!

©Elsy Satheesan

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Elsy Satheesan

Elsy Satheesan

Elsy Satheesan, is a retired Professor of English. She had been teaching in colleges under the Govt. of Kerala, India. Currently she resides in Virginia, USA. ‘Random Musings’ is her first volume of poems. ‘Summer Snow’, is theforthcoming one. Her poems have been published in national and international anthologies. Short stories in Malayalam have been published in weekly and fortnightly, in Kerala. Humanity is her religion, and poetry, her passion.
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