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Library discard: a collection of senryu

Library Discard

Library Discard, by Lorette C. Luzajic.

SALE TODAY!
greeted by the smell
of old books

memories of childhood . . .
lightly my fingers
on the book spines

guilty pleasures
and beach-reads:
these paperbacks

my personal space
and that one pushy person
shadowing me

stuck
between pages:
pressed pansies

heavier
than the entire internet
this unabridged dictionary

cat book —
one page
dog-eared

outdated encyclopedias:
she buys a complete set
for collaging

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Published in The Ekphrastic Review (http://www.ekphrastic.net/the-ekphrastic-review/library-discard-a-collection-of-senryu-by-bill-waters), 7/31/18.

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Postcards from the Edge

Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.

For the past 20 years, Visual AIDS has done a benefit art sale in New York City called Postcards from the Edge, a show comprising hundreds of same-price, one-of-a-kind pieces created on 4″x6″ postcards. Artists’ names are written only on the backs of the postcards so art lovers will feel free to buy what truly speaks to them without feeling influenced by a well-known (or an entirely unknown) name. How cool is that?  :- D

This year edgy Canadian artist Lorette C. Luzajic and I have teamed up to submit a mixed-media collage inspired by / incorporating one of my one-breath poems. Artists can only send one piece, but Lorette created six so we’d have several to choose from. Which one did we select?… (For now I’m not sayin’. LOL!- )

Do you have a favorite? Which one?

Red Poppy 29 (Time)

 

Moon (Darkness)

 

Forget-Me-Not (Passing)

 

Hydrangea (Adrift)

 

Peacock Feathers (Fog)

 

Red Poppy 5236 (Birdsong)

 


For more information about Lorette C. Luzajichttp://www.squarefootartbylorette.ca/about.html

For more information about Visual AIDShttp://visualaids.org/about

For more information about Postcards from the Edge: http://visualaids.org/projects/detail/postcards

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The Luzajic Variations

Intriguing. Mysterious. The Luzajic Variations, poems by American writer Bill Waters inspired by and crafted from titles of paintings by Canadian artist Lorette C. Luzajic — at Bill Waters ~~ NOT Haiku.  ;- )

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