The Muse behind the design The Poet pays homage to the romantic yet heart-breaking story of Dara Maar, one of the many muses and lovers of Picasso. Widely recognised as his most famous muse, Dora and Picasso indulged in a turbulent relationship coloured by art, passion, tumult & tension. Picasso eventually left Dora for artist Françoise Gilot, it is sadly said that Dora later died from ‘a broken heart and boredom’. The Poet design is a part of the Moody Muse Collection by Lauren Dickinson Clarke. Embracing a stylish emoji twist, the series was created to capture the enigmatic personas of famous Muses throughout art & pop culture history; elusive & provocative women who have inspired and motivated the creative process.