A Poet and Painter Meet at a Bar and in the End They’re Accused of Theft

Ink melts wax Presents  art as wick-sacrifice, To tongues burning English (surrendering economic advantages). First germ in sequence of distribution  To the Products of Empire, Picasso, benumbed from red wine, broke the chairs of peasants and styled the shards before Apollinaire’s derby-hat, insisted he describe the pieces in verse.  But with nowhere to sit. HeContinue reading “A Poet and Painter Meet at a Bar and in the End They’re Accused of Theft”

How to Appropriately Name a Shadow

Painter prances about the meadow under a sky smothered in overcast and envious of the powerful blue fluent in Picasso’s phase. He stoops and ensnares a daylily inside a staring contest, breeze flinches the perennial’s petals and they clap together like a wink.  “Haah!” Painter exclaims. “Gotcha.”  He picks a petal from the flower, coversContinue reading “How to Appropriately Name a Shadow”