The darling of the critics' hypes
As present fashion swings,
He painted lots of squares and stripes
And coloured blobs and things.
A joined-up scribble makes of this
Great work a greater one:
The only masterpiece of his
A grown-up might have done.
© Philip Challinor
Rothko painting defaced at Tate Modern
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