Collage using paper and digital techniques. Images from a contemporary fashion magazine, Wood and Sowerby (1859) The common objects of the sea shore : including hints for an aquarium and an amazing illustration showing the mouths of birds.
A paper theatre populated by a selection of imaginary deities, found text and iffy iambic pentameter.
Last four days.
The start of a new set of three for #NaPoWriMo2021, and I’m exploring the idea of small people in dark, subterranean places. The poetry is found lines/words collaged from New Poems 1960 (Cronin, Silken and Tiller). Not quite a cento, though.
(or alternative title – The Constellation of Shifting Turtles). Either way, day 19 of #NaPoWriMo2021, and the last of the hybrid zodiacs (there are now 12) – although I’ll have editing work to do tidying up the draftier drafts.
Day three of NaPoWriMo21: another erasure poem. The source for the last two are the same as this one – Observations on the zodiacal light : from April 2, 1853, to April 22, 1855, made chiefly on board the United States Steamfrigate Mississippi, during her late… Read more