Alternative title; ‘The Anatomy of Melancholy’, from the preface to Dame Juliana Berners Treatyse on Fysshynge wyth an Angle. Found text from Gaston Bachelard’s ‘The Poetics of Space’ (pp 138-139) following a very stimulating tutorial today. I think, maybe, like an embodied, visualised quote?
And as #NaPoWriMo crawls, snail-like, towards the final stretch, here’s the third labyrinth, with some motifs from the first, and animated, because it’s Friday, and I can. I quite feel like visiting a grotto at the moment. With a picnic lunch, a cat, and a… Read more
(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.
Here’s the Constellation of Aspirant Beacons, to celebrate day 18 of #NaPoWriMo2021 & because #collage lets you empower moths & isolate lamposts in the night sky.
This one needs quite a bit of extra work, I think, post-NaPo, but I quite like the idea of clouds watching us in the night skies.
With more than a nod to Max Ernst, and to James Midgley, a fellow poet writing about clouds in hangars, here’s day 16 of #NaPoWriMo2021
Day 15, and halfway through April, which means halfway through #NaPoWriMo. There’s something about these points in a project which makes them tiny markers on a journey (today has been an exciting day, too, full of interesting conversations, so there needed to be flying fish… Read more
Day 15 of #Napowrimo2021 & second erasure from The Enchanted Castle.
Next micro-set for NaPoWriMo21 is the first of three erasure poems from the source book ‘The Enchanted Castle’, by E. Nesbit, who co-founded the Fabian Society.
Day 12 of #NaPoWriMo21 and an experiment with over-writing and kind of image-word matching. Back at work now, too, so not quite as much time to work on these!