Tag Archives: poetry

coming home

They take away our belts so that we must hold
Our trousers up. The truly mad don’t bother
And thus are oddly hobbled. Also our laces
So that our shoes do flop about our feet.
so begins Anthony Hecht’s poem ‘Coming Home’ [1976], a creative retelling of the English poet John Clare’s escape from an asylum house in Essex [...]

two reds

two reds, in black and white; more collage fragments…

fragments #53, painted paper and card collage on watercolour card, 38mm x 43mm

fragments #06, painted paper and card collage on black card, 45mm x 45mm
a barn, a door, one red
or a cottage blushing pink
old shacks, one shed
shapes into things, i think…

more black, in green and blue

more collage fragments, on black, in green, and blue…

fragments #16, painted paper and card collage on black card, 45mm x 41mm

fragments #17, painted paper and card collage on black card, 51mm x 43mm

fragments #22, painted paper and card collage on black card, 40mm x 43mm

fragments #25, painted paper and card collage on black card, 40mm [...]