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Posts tagged ‘Picture Poetry’

“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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“Why so scrawny, cat? / Starving for fat fish or mice… / Or backyard love?” ―Matsuo Bashō

Basho Brush poster

Haiku-san
Zazen Samurai
Brush master

“How admirable!
to see lightning and not think
life is fleeting”
―Matsuo Bashō

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“We’ve been trying to open the gates of communication between Havana and Miami through art… It doesn’t have anything to do with politics and is only an exchange of ideas” —Jorge M. Perez

Ole Che part dos Title

El Niño
Thawing El Norte
Breaking ice

I think that I’ve tried many times to get Cuba in my writings, especially Havana, which was once a great and fascinating city —Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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