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Posts tagged ‘Picture Poetry’

“What makes creative people tingle are interesting problems, the chance to impress their friends, and caffeine” —Alex Steffen

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“Life is an illusion. I am held together in the nothingness by art” —Anselm Kiefer

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“Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life” —Oscar Wilde

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“MFA programs are to the world of art what gentrification is to your neighborhood” —Sarah Schulman

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“Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?” —Jack Kerouac

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“The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed” —Charlotte Bronte

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door” —Milton Berle

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Knock on Wood poster

Would luck could
Open Sesame
Knock on wood

Every doorway, every intersection has a story —Katherine Dunn 

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“Put a picture of yourself as a child in view somewhere, to remind yourself to be playful” —Alexandra Stoddard

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Remind Me poster 1

Remind me
Unforgettable
Baby grand

I always cling to things that remind me of being a kid again ―Melanie Martinez

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“Winter solitude — / in a world of one color / the sound of wind” ―Matsuo Bashō

New Old Edo title 2

Frog backflips
A freezing wind whips
Pond ice chips

“First snow
falling
on the half-finished bridge”
―Matsuo Bashō

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“When the winter chrysanthemums go, / there’s nothing to write about / but radishes” —Matsuo Bashō

New Old Edo title

Haiku brush
Painting old Edo
Tokyo

“The dragonfly
can’t quite land
on that blade of grass”
―Matsuo Bashō

New Old Edo temple

The Gweilo
In a red-eye rush
Brushes up

“Wrapping the rice cakes,
with one hand
she fingers back her hair”
―Matsuo Bashō

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