Liam McLaughlin

School: James Gillespie’s High School, Edinburgh

Vincent Van Gogh


His eyes piercing mahogany

standing like a light house in a storm.

A sheaf of hay flying in the wind.

On his chin, red autumnal leaves

decay from his frosted November skin.

The loud harsh voice,

the bold beautiful paints

drown, disappearing like a sunset

in a lover’s gaze.

Disappearing over a horizon

frozen on a canvas.



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