Monthly Archives: January 2014

Armadillo Woodblock Print and Elizabeth Bishop’s “The Armadillo”

Inspired by Durer’s rhinoceros woodcut, I did one of an armadillo. And now, Elizabeth Bishop’s poem dedicated to Robert Lowell, “The Armadillo”: THE ARMADILLO BY Elizabeth Bishop For Robert Lowell This is the time of year when almost every night … Continue reading

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Roadrunner Woodblock Print

I saw a roadrunner the other day. It was in the parking lot of a Walmart (no kidding). Liked the pattern, so I decided to cut this woodblock.

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“The Bond of Love”

THE BOND OF LOVE By Poetic Meditations Will love fade away Like an old photograph Left out in the sunlight Year after passing year? Will youthful passion Burn down to embers Before extinguished And turned to cold, gray ash? Will … Continue reading

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“Ring” (Haiku)

The head priest of Kiyomizu Temple has brushed this year's kanji, 鈴 (rin or wa meaning “circle” or “ring” selected by a national survey conducted annually by the Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation. The popularity of the kanji may be … Continue reading

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