Category Archives: Art

Free Verse about Art

Madame Matisse’s Hat by Sally Hewitt     He didn’t like Madame Matisse’s Hat pointed his Picasso nose in the air, harrumphing, and made the hand gesture for time-out, thus I had to break my concentration, my absorption in form … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 17, 2020

cool cave in France paintings of bulls and deer older than God       by Howard Lee Kilby (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. XXVI, No. 3, Fall, 1995

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Book Review: New Poetry Collection by Michael Escoubas

In Steve Henderson in Poetry and Paint, by Poet Michael Escoubas, we are offered an exceptional collection of ekphrastic poems complementing the art pieces of Henderson, a nationally-known painter. Escoubas’ poems are inspired by thirty-two of Henderson’s pieces, the latter … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: June 29, 2020

alpine lake an artist paints his melancholy by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Haiku Dialogue, Jan. 30, 2019

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Ekphrastic Poem by Michael Escoubas

Woman with a Parasol After a creation by Claude Monet painted in 1875 She seems to blend in with the wind with the clouds with the sky and the swing and sway of grasses and flowers— the green underside of … Continue reading

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Racial Barriers Are Broken Down with Music, Art, and Poetry

Spending so much time at home during this pandemic, I’m listening to more music. When I was growing up in the 60s, Motown, a record company with black singers in Detroit, Michigan, took off. It was music that touched the … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: June 4, 2020

plank by plank the bridge carries mount fuji home     (Japanese print with Roberta Beary’s haiku on exhibit at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery in the UK)  

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Daily Haiku: May 12, 2020

white window vase the peacock feather deep in autumn dusk     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Presence, Issue No. 66, March 2020

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Daily Haiku: April 13, 2020

your smile origami in my heart by Carole Daoust (Canada) Haiku Canada Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018

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Daily Haiku: April 12, 2020

Haiga Special for this Holy Season earth pulse all the sounds i hear in stillness by Rick Daddario (USA) N.B. We don’t normally run haiga (haiku and art), but we are making an exception for this Holy Season.

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