Sunday, May 5, 2013

Messages

They call it graffiti
I call it art
They call it criminal
I call it heart

Paintings on the side
Of a road to anywhere
Sometimes I wonder
If I will ever get there


Maybe it's vulgar
Or simply profanity
But whoever said
We had to subscribe to vanity?

Make it strong
Make it real
If it's honest
Then the wounds will heal

Messages that show
Promise and hope,
You aren't alone,
The world will help you cope

http://iammorley.squarespace.com/ 
Morley is a Los Angeles-based street artist that specializes in bold, typographic posters which he wheat pastes within the urban landscape. Blending humor, hope and his unique perspective on life, Morley's aim is to act as a friendly voice amongst the cacophony of billboarded messages and corporate slogans

3 comments:

  1. Love this style. It's similar to your "Your Smile" poem, another one that I really enjoyed.

    And good message. I agree that graffiti has its place. Not sure where that place is, but somewhere out there is a good place :)

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    1. Thank you! Somewhere... over the rainbow, I'm sure :)

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  2. Love this poem! I always thought it's so sad...because those people who paint graffiti all over really have incredible talent. Their art is so cool. It's a pity when they use their talent to destroy other people's property. Imagine if they were able to use it in a productive way? They could really beautify this world...

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