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The Burlington Beat began in June of 2017 and aims to be a small concentrated sample of the creativity that exists in every corner of our beautiful city, Burlington, VT. There are those who have made their art their living, others who treat it as a hobby--some who have been honing their skills for years and others just starting out. You'll find all of that here.

 

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November

The worst part of November is the 

no.  Implacable – as in no more light

or at least a different slant of it

appearing briefly from behind massive 

bruised blue thunder heads

possibly laden with snow

hanging along the horizon

heavy, like over-ripe fruit that some

farme...

August 18, 2017

 "Stitch," 6 ½ x 5 ½ inches, made with blackboard, acrylic, thread, and vintage advertising paper in 2016.

 "Mini," 5 ½ x 8 inches, created with watercolor, and vintage advertising paper in 2016.

"Cats and Dogs," 6.5 x 6.5 inches, made with watercolor, Ind...

August 17, 2017

Beautiful poplar tree in summertime,

You wear your black hair tied in a bun,

Your dark Sicilian eyes, sharp as an eagle,

looking out from your watchful face.

You remind me of the tall, taut trees

Of Southern France,

or the country roads cut deep

into the white-chalked hills o...

August 17, 2017

About the artist: "I have lived in Vermont all my life and I will be attending the University of Vermont this fall. This is just a simple small design about Burlington and the classic creemee."

August 17, 2017

"Untitled" 24" x 36" acrylics on canvas

"Radio Bean Thunderstorm Eve Doodle" 6" x 8" pencil on paper

"Sun Moon Worship" 20" x 16" acrylics on canvas

"Wacked City" 24" x 36" acrylics on canvas

"2 a.m. Warrior" 24" x 30" acrylics on canvas

About the artist: "I am based in Bur...

August 17, 2017

watching

man made his nest

on a rail by the stop

to sit watch the kids

as he’s taking his drags

does he know I’m not one of them

does he know I’m not one of them

does he know about

getting found on the wrong side of town

about trees with different bark

and the time machine of tr...

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