In Search of Banksy

In Search of Banksy

Image Credit:  Adapted from


Scratch a brick
and feel
a generation’s




Inside – movement forces us to
make history and place our
handprints on four walls

Outside – secretive murals drag us
from comfort blankets and
draw question marks on
value and belief systems

© Davy D 2017


A big thank you to Maria over at Doodles and Scribbles and her poem If I Could Build a House that provided the seed for this poem. If you are unfamiliar with Banksy’s art take a look at



Wonderful! And I love the way you crafted this.

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Your poetry ever astounds me, Davy.

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A potent message, Davy. Presented with feeling and an effective turn of phrase. That Mona Lisa face creeps in everywhere! A great image to mirror the whole Banksy mystery.

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I echo RL Cadillac. Those last 2 stanzas are especially astounding. And thank you for the mention D. It’s always a delight to know people of common interest like you. 😁

P.S. I look forward to you finding Banksy’s works in the near future. ✌🏿

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What a fascinating project! I took a peek at both websites. You captured the feel of the hotel, its surroundings and a visitor’s heart–but of course only what I imagine them to be. The rooms truly are works of art.

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you just told me you are not deep? The Pacific Ocean will be shy once it read this piece! Geez. The breaks and the format and then the meaning. wow.

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