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Sunday, 3 June 2018

poetry (storm rolling in) | Joseph Ceravolo: Drunk on the Brain (Un Here) | "Your life as a lens..."

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9937 | by pkomo

9937: photo by Petros Kotzabasis, 27 May 2018

California | by michaelj1998

Untitled | by sasistudios

Untitled | by sasistudios

Untitled: photo by Sasikumar Ramachandran, 9 May 2018
9530 | by pkomo

9530: photo by Petros Kotzabasis, 15 May 2018

My work From Jan-July 17 | by nayeemsiddiquee

My work From Jan-July 17 | by nayeemsiddiquee

My work From Jan-July 17 | by nayeemsiddiquee

679 00323 | by sotblindphot

679 00323: photo by Sotiris Lamprou, 31 May 2018

679 00323 | by sotblindphot

679 00323: photo by Sotiris Lamprou, 31 May 2018

679 00323 | by sotblindphot

679 00323: photo by Sotiris Lamprou, 31 May 2018

Your life as a lens, searching 
 within that unending strangeness 
that is the world -
a wave that crests and breaks
back - dispersal 
an everyday falling apart
refraction 
         is light 
     transmission 
what you were breaks    
                      down and scatters
on the wind


DSC05892 | by sotblindphot

DSC05892: photo by Sotiris Lamprou, 15 May 2018

DSC05892 | by sotblindphot

DSC05892: photo by Sotiris Lamprou, 15 May 2018

DSC05892 | by sotblindphot

DSC05892: photo by Sotiris Lamprou, 15 May 2018

DSC09825 | by sotblindphot


DSC09825 | by sotblindphot


DSC09825 | by sotblindphot

DSC09698 | by sotblindphot

DSC09698 | by sotblindphot

DSC09698 | by sotblindphot

Débil fortaleza | by Leila Forés

Débil fortaleza: photo by Leila Forés, 4 May 2018

Untitled | by sasistudios

Untitled | by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer

Cracow, 2018: photo by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer, 9 May 2018

Untitled | by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer

Cracow, 2018: photo by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer, 9 May 2018

Untitled | by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer

Cracow, 2018: photo by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer, 9 May 2018

Live in Shadow | by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer

Untitled | by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer


Untitled | by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer


Untitled | by Bastex - Unknown Street Photographer


on the road again | by Rafael Heredia

sacred | by Liofwine

sacred: photo by Lieven Bellefroid, 24 April 2018

sacred | by Liofwine

sacred: photo by Lieven Bellefroid, 24 April 2018

sacred | by Liofwine

sacred: photo by Lieven Bellefroid, 24 April 2018

Come hither to go yonder | by Liofwine
Come hither to go yonder: photo by Lieven Bellefroid, 28 May 2018

Come hither to go yonder | by Liofwine

Come hither to go yonder: photo by Lieven Bellefroid, 28 May 2018

Come hither to go yonder | by Liofwine

2 comments:

Wooden Boy said...

that unending strangeness
that is the world

We can all feel that fall from the crest now, everything unstitching itself. Beautiful poem, Tom

TC said...

Thank you, Duncan. I suspect it's in part an effect of the relative formality / severity of b&w that we are permitted to see something a bit closer to "things as they are", w/o the comforts of familiarity.

Of course the breaking back of the wave - of light, of water, of anything that has wave structure - is always reflected (as v refracted) in the structure of any verse that observes even the faintest memory of a left hand margin.

A wave is meant to lose itself (fall apart), then regather itself, to rise up again. Perhaps this unstitching we feel - felt here as well - is that of a new sort of dreamt physics, inert rather than dynamic, designed to maintain crests forever, a physics of impossible perfection, selfdriving cars and so on, conceptual, impossible, safe, clean, infinitely pragmatic in that way the deadest of "market-driven" concepts always seem to have, anymore.