The Origin of All Poems | 2020 | Print
The Origin of All Poems
2020, Matthew Ryan Herget
53.76 x 49.92 inches, Edition of 10, Hand-Painted in Acrylic
26.88 x 24.96 inches, Edition of 50
13.44 x 12.48 inches, Edition of 100
Archival pigments on fine cotton paper.
Each print is individually hand-numbered and signed in ink, by the Artist.
Each print has a 1.5 inch white framing border.
Includes Certificate of Authenticity.
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"... Have you reckon’d a thousand acres much? have you reckon’d the earth much?
Have you practis’d so long to learn to read?
Have you felt so proud to get at the meaning of poems?
Stop this day and night with me and you shall possess the origin of all poems,
You shall possess the good of the earth and sun, (there are millions of suns left,)
You shall no longer take things at second or third hand, nor look through the eyes of the dead, nor feed on the spectres in books,
You shall not look through my eyes either, nor take things from me,
You shall listen to all sides and filter them from your self..." (Song of Myself, Walt Whitman)