Monthly Archives: April 2014

Scott Owens, “Cedar Waxwings,” after Janice Setzler

Janice Setzler, Cedar Waxwings Scott Owens Cedar Waxwings after “Cedar Waxwing” by Janet Setzler They split the light that filters in through empty panes, stretching shadows longer than tails across the page I’m reading or the wall I’m staring at … Continue reading

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Poems by John Womack and Melissa Hager after Chip Young

John Womack The Railroad’s Soul after “Going West” by Chip Young The railroad’s soul screamed out at me, shrieking through its white-hot whistle. The conductor shouted “ALL Aboard!” and swung on the train, the last one to leave the station. … Continue reading

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Doug McHargue’s “Lipstick Tailfins” after Tom Devlin

Tom Devlin, Cadillac Tailfin Doug McHargue LIPSTICK TAILFINS after “The Cadillac Tailfin” by Tom Devlin Tailfins burst out of metal, scarlet like silvered lipstick tubes a woman carries, pulls from purse to sweep lips, paint color of beating hearts on … Continue reading

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Kelly DeMaegd’s “Collage of Memory” after Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden, Evening Limited to Memphis, 1987, paint and paper collage on board, Hickory Museum of Art Collection, Museum purchase partially funded by Carolina Mills and friends, 1989.5   Kelly DeMaegd COLLAGE OF MEMORY after “Evening Limited to Memphis” by … Continue reading

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