Michael Edwards







Politics demonstrate the art of deception

art demonstrates the deception of politics.





  • orchidee

    A fine write and pic M.

  • Goldfinch60

    I could have written that with my cynical view of politicians.

    I could not have painted that fabulous abstract though.

    • Michael Edwards

      It was painted using fluorescent texture ink - not easy to get hold of. Thanks for your comment G

    • P.H.Rose

      I absolutely love this Michael
      It is just so bloody true
      And to explain it with so
      Few words is brilliant...

      • Michael Edwards

        Aw thanks - I feel a bit awkward admitting it but I love this one too

        • P.H.Rose

          I certainly would if I'd
          Wrote it.... well done sir

        • Louis Gibbs

          A brilliant couplet, Michael! And love the fist being rammed down our throats by politicians in your painting.

          • Michael Edwards

            Hadn't thought of the painting being interpreted that way but yes - I can see it now. Thanks for the comment.

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            Thanks MICHAEL ~ Love the AURORA BOREALLIS ~ very WIMBLEDON ~ mauve & green ! Love the doublet ~ both lines are equally true ~ BRIAN.

            • Michael Edwards

              Well Andy's out but I bet the disruption to normal viewing will continue. glad you like the posting(s).

            • Tony36

              Well written and expressed

            • FredPeyer

              Michael, after reading it I fully understand why you like it yourself. There is no politician in this world who could express something so profound in so few words.
              I printed it and it now hangs on my wall next to the computer. Hope you don't mind.

              • Michael Edwards

                Fred - I am chuffed to think that you now have it displayed at home - do our American friends use the word 'chuffed'? Thanks so much for your comment.

                • FredPeyer

                  Michael, you made me work again. Had to go and look up the meaning of "chuffed" (pleased, happy). Never heard it here in Hawaii, but number 1: While we may be part of the United States, we are different here. Ever heard anybody speak pidgin? And number 2: I am a bloody immigrant. What do you expect? 🙂

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                • Candlewitch

                  dear Michael,

                  both the words and the painting are exceptional! the words made me sad, because of the weight of truth that carry!

                  *hugs, Cat

                  • Michael Edwards

                    Thank you dear Cat - a sad reflection on our times or perhaps it was ever thus.

                  • Heather T

                    Instead of a proper comment, let me just leave this with wild applause. 👏

                    • Michael Edwards

                      Ah heather - I can hear it from here - thanks so much.

                    • Augustus

                      Art is a lie that tells the truth. Politics..... nicely done

                    • Nicholas Browning

                      True that.

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