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Modern Ekphrasis : THE CHARNEL HOUSE

 Aisha Farr on The Charnel House, a new publication of poetry and art

The relationship between poetry and painting is a long and distinguished one. My interest is not in poetry which describes a painting or painting which illustrates a poem, but rather in the ways in which poems and paintings can work together in a manner which is autonomous but also capable of working in synergy. 1,848 more words


Recours au Poème: Poésies & Mondes Poétiques

My thanks to Matthieu Baumier, editor at Recours au Poème , and to Elizabeth Brunazzi, who published and translated four poems from my collection, Cycles… 300 more words
How Words Play

Christine E. Murray reblogged this on Poethead.


His pencil hit the desk at the same time that his head did. The man had stayed up in agony, holding back sobs as he feverishly sketched and blended and detailed. 292 more words

Chronically Me

Old Woman

Old Woman

We look at the photo and what do we see?
Pale faded blue eyes staring back vapidly.
Who are you old woman and why do you stare? 130 more words

Writings & Witterings

Reverse Ekphracti

Reverse Ekphracti 

I have been accepted to WA State Department of Commerce Poetry and Art reading called: Reverse Ekphracti. I will read two poems “Bound with twine” and “Salamanders and Mice”, while a visual artist will create an on-the-spot image of the poetry. 628 more words

Poetry & Words

Still Life with Sheba

A Coke can floats,
not yet full enough to sink

fat Vuitton chests are heaved onto
little skiffs
to be taken to her ship.

I listen closely to the Coke can… 132 more words