1. How I Would Paint the Past
A novel with 1,000 pages,
ready to be opened; approached.
2. How I Would Paint Death
A promise rings that everyone wears.
3. How I Would Paint Love
A mother tightly holding her child;
two brothers standing side-by-side in the rain.
3. How I Would Paint Anger
A slow, painful cut that never ends,
hitting you piece-by-piece.
Getting hit by a car with no mercy.
1. How I Would Paint Life
A long road of darkness with a white dot
at the end of it. But the dark road is
really thin, black ice.
How I Would Paint the Present
Long strokes of the past,
a variety of color.
Treat each canvas, from start to finish,
as my last.