Speed Poem Dedicated To Atlas

Walking on water in a goldfish bowl.
Ski down a pyramid against a giant moon.
The thinker trapped in his own thoughts.
A glass of wine in a galvanised bath.
A face reflected in an axe blade.
Atlas holds a gigantic cheese sandwich.

A head in a goldfish bowl (the body in a desert).
Sausages hang from a gibbet.
A dinosaur with a kink in its neck.
An island sinking on the horizon.
A thermometer stuck in a machine gun.
Atlas holds a cloud (his mind is a fog).

A frog in the prince’s glass.
Eyes made from fried eggs.
A knot in a tank barrel.
Balloons with bullet holes.
A puppet with a saw for a mouth.
A flowered tea cup on wheels.
Atlas squeezes a giant orange.

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About Gerald Shepherd

Gerald Shepherd is a painter, graphic artist, sculptor, digital/multimedia artist, photographer, writer, curator and arts administrator. He has also been involved with science art, performance art, conceptual art, installations and environments (as well as peripheral creative pursuits such as garden design).
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