Pastel Overkill

I float in stagnant waters

I hang myself in data-driven waiting rooms

First-graders forced to appreciate me

Middle-class matrons swoon:

Ubiquitous redundant art-print

Token impressionist

Sure to never offend

Blurred with bourgeois harmlessness

Smeared by some Frenchman

Who had issues with the Academy

And is no longer

Relevant.

Data-driven art:
There’s a good one for your verse.
So . . .  write a haiku

2 comments on “Pastel Overkill

  1. L.K. Latham says:

    Now there’s an opinion that will get the artists talking. 😉

    Liked by 1 person

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