Immagine & Poesia E Book publication

So pleased that one of my paintings

will feature alongside the poem of   Umar Timol,

  in the 1st volume of

Immagine & Poesia E Book 

 

 
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There are some great images and poetry in this book.  Check out Page 33 to see my painting, Collision with the  poem of published poet Umar Timol.
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You might  also like to see Page 19 with a poem by the Irish poet Tomás Ó Cárthaigh  ” To Walk in Nature is to Say a Prayer”
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Here is some background information:

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A call for texts and images was launched on June 2, 2014 by the International Movement IMMAGINE & POESIA via Facebook. The results are published in the attached electronic book.

Twenty-two countries are represented in English on one side and in French on the other.

Un appel à textes et images a été lancé le 2 juin 2014 par le mouvement international IMMAGINE & POESIA via Facebook. En voici le résultat sous forme de livre électronique (e-book), Vol 1. Vingt-deux (22) pays y sont représentés en anglais d’une part et d’autre part en français. On peut le télécharger ici:

http://immaginepoesia.jimdo.com/e-book/

So take some time out to enjoy this publication and share if you like it.

 

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of Irish culture throughout the world, so whoever you are or wherever you are in the world, have a happy time and celebrate with us.

Happy St. Patrick’s weekend!

Please take a moment to watch this short video which will give you a taste of Ireland today and if you like it,  please share. 🙂

Charting the Contours of a Controversial Poet

The subject of this portrait is the face of Ezra Pound (1885 – 1972) a complicated man with a formidable reputation and known for his virulent anti-semitic outbursts.

Ezra Pound sketch © donna mcgee
Ezra Pound
Charcoal drawing 12×8″

This angular and introspective looking face, lined with the contours of a life of controversy was mesmerizing to me and prompted this charcoal sketch.  [credit: Irish Times]

He made a great contribution to literature and is considered the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry. He advanced the work of such major contemporaries as W. B. YeatsRobert FrostWilliam Carlos WilliamsMarianne MooreH. D., James JoyceErnest Hemingway T. S. Eliot.

His best-known works include Ripostes (1912), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920) and his unfinished 120-section epic, The Cantos (1917–69).

Painting and Poetry – The Perfect Compliment

Painting and Poetry – The Perfect Compliment
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