Ekphrasis…

Today I went to the Herbert Museum, to have a look at their "Secret Egypt" exhibition. As it turned out, it was pretty good, in spite of its being quite small, so I'd heartily recommend it to anyone living in the Coventry area. One of the nice things about going to see the exhibition was …

Still Here

I've had quite a long day today, so I've settled for a haiku. Which I'm dedicating to someone who had an even longer day than I did. 😉 [illustration Spring/ Vale from the Tacuinum Sanitatis of Paris, via Gode Cookery] Haiku for a Kind of Spring by Kalyiel The smile on your lips - Solar …

Day Two

Second day of NaPoWriMo and I haven't given up yet. I don't even know what, more precisely, prompted me to write this poem. My mind works in strange ways and sure makes odd connections... "Pub" by Olga Vladimirovna Rozanova (via Art Inconnu) Tea Time by Kalyiel In a voice like the chiming of a hundred …

Of Useless Sports

Based on Oscar Wilde's concept that "no artist desires to prove anything" and that "the artist can express everything", I decided to make a tiny and useless experiment (but Mr Wilde also says that "all art is quite useless"). So, extracted like so many teeth sporting disgusting cavities from a previous anti-narrative exercise, here comes …