Paintings and Sculptures
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Paintings and Sculptures

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Each piece in this socially conscious collection of poetry describes a painting or a sculpture: some, a re-vision of a classic; others, an original work not yet realized.




Among the artists whose work is re-imagined are Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Dali, Botticelli, Monet, and Rodin.






"It has been a long time since I've read a poetry book, but when I came across Paintings and Sculptures by Chris Wind, I was hooked. You know that feeling-when you read the first page and you know you're going to like the book? That happened when I read the first poem. ... I loved "Mona" and I could picture the scene; it might have happened that way, we'll never know. Also, "The Last Supper" was brilliantly clever. But my favourite one was "Lady of Justice"-such a fine poem, with a subtle message ... This is for sure a book I'll reread every couple months!" Mesca Elin 5/5

Praise for chris wind's poetry collections




"... a top pick of poetry and very much worth considering." Midwest Book Review about dreaming of kaleidoscopes




" ... not only dynamic, imaginative verse writing, but extremely intelligent and intuitive insight ..." Joanne Zipay, Judith Shakespeare Company, NYC about Soliloquies: the lady doth indeed protest




"There is anger and truth here, not to mention courage." Eric Folsom, Next Exit about UnMythed
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Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 1926891155
  • 9781926891156

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"It has been a long time since I've read a poetry book, but when I came across Paintings and Sculptures by Chris Wind, I was hooked. You know that feeling-when you read the first page and you know you're going to like the book? That happened when I read the first poem. ... I loved "Mona" and I could picture the scene; it might have happened that way, we'll never know. Also, "The Last Supper" was brilliantly clever. But my favourite one was "Lady of Justice"-such a fine poem, with a subtle message ... This is for sure a book I'll reread every couple months!" Mesca Elin 5/5
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