A Maestro With A Dream

He started with delicate brushstrokes painted on a golden screen

Depicting a mystical journey through a whimsical dream.

But it was the realism of reality that then directed his wrist

To a black out his canvas leaving only an angry secreting cyst.

He started again with a fresh palette and brush.

He changed the composition using heavy paints, both rich and lush.

But again the metaphysical view escaped from his dream.

He left his canvas to be swallowed by the pragmatist’s scream! 

© 2016, Danny Kemp.


About Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp, ex-London police officer, mini-cab business owner, pub tenant and licensed London taxi driver never planned to be a writer, but after his first novel —The Desolate Garden — was under a paid option to become a $30 million film for five years until distribution became an insurmountable problem for the production company what else could he do? Nowadays he is a prolific storyteller and in May 2018 his book What Happened In Vienna, Jack? became a number one bestseller on four separate Amazon sites: America, UK, Canada and Australia. Although it’s true to say that he mainly concentrates on what he knows best; murders laced by the mystery involving spies, his diverse experience of life shows in the short stories he writes, namely: Why? A Complicated Love, and the intriguing story titled The Story That Had No Beginning. He is the recipient of rave reviews from a prestigious Manhattan publication, been described as —the new Graham Green — by a managerial employee of Waterstones Books, for whom he did a countrywide tour of signing events, and he has appeared on ‘live' television in the UK.
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One Response to A Maestro With A Dream

  1. blogblog65 says:

    Ah, the pragmatist’s curse–I’d tell you all about it if I didn’t have to go eat dinner.

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