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Art lessons . . .

Recently, Lynda Roberts posted a challenge on her bookstains blog, asking for poems that interpreted Picasso’s famous portrait of his erstwhile lover Dora Maar–the one where her tears hang like icicles from her distorted but otherwise beautiful visage.  The challenge got me … Continue reading

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All Souls Tributes . . .

the whole family all with white hair and canes visiting graves                          –Bashō (trans., Jane Reichhold) As Halloween and El Día de los Muertos approach, once again I look to Bashō for inspiration on how to best remember those who’ve traveled down the ancestral road … Continue reading

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