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.

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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.

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #88

The last days of the Concorde, Heathrow Airport (October 2003) by Peter Marlow. Words from Calvino’s Invisible Cities.

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #87

Image is Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Fox-Genkūro and Bandō Kamezō as Yokawa Kakuhan by Utagawa Kunisada (1856) with words from Women Who Run With The Wolves.