About Jodi Cleghorn

Author, poet, card-slinger and wayshower. Debut novel "PostMarked: Piper's Reach" (co-written with Adam Byatt) out July 2019 with Vine Leaves Press.

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #95

Image is Camilla d’Errico’s The Egg Picnic with words from my September release novelette The Starling Requiem.

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #94

Feeding Frenzy (2007) by Camilla d’Errico with words from The Starling Requiem (due for release next month on the equinox!)

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #93

A length of silk damask (approximately 1850) from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Words from my upcoming novella, The Starling Requiem.

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #92

Image is Philippe Halsman’s Dali Atomicus (1948) paired with words from If On A Winter’s Night a Traveler.

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #91

Image is Ichikawa Monnosuke III as the Geisha Otsuma of Miroku-chō (1822) by Utagawa Kunisada with words from If On A Winter’s Night A Traveler, with a liberal dose of winter afternoon sun from the balcony.

What I love about this is I drew half a dozen small fragments from a bag and the poem built itself, in chronological order, as I turned each snippet over.

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #90

Image is George Rodger’s of London, 1940. Words are from Kelly Link’s Get In Trouble.

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #89

Jonas Bendiksen’s 2000 photo of villagers collecting scrap from a crashed spacecraft surrounded by thousands of white butterflies in Altai Territory, Russia. Words from Calvino’s Invisible Cities.