#AtoZChallenge Letter F

The theme of my challenge is poetry and books inspired by art and/or art inspired by literature.    is for Donald FINKEL who wrote about The Great Wave by Katsushika Hokusai It is because the sea is blue, Because Fuji is blue, because the bent blue Men have white faces, like the snow On Fuji,Continue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter F”

#AtoZChallenge Letter E

  is for Ekphrasis Ekphrasis is the theme of my A to Z Challenge.  It means responding to, or interpreting one form of Art in another form.  So a poem may describe a painting or express the poet’s emotional response to it or a poem may inspire an artist to paint a picture.  This isContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter E”

#AtoZChallenge Letter C

The theme of my challenge is poetry and books inspired by art and/or art inspired by literature.  is for Lewis Carroll who wrote Alice in Wonderland. He inspired Sir John Tenniel, the political cartoonist of Punch magazine to illustrate the first Alice and also Through the Looking-Glass, creating 92 images altogether.  The pictures were engravedContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter C”

#AtoZChallenge Letter B

Is for Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier, inextricably bound to the life of William Blake at the time he was living in Lambeth. Flames and funerals, circus feats and seduction, neighbours and nakedness: a sparkling historical drama from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring. Burning Bright follows Thomas Kellaway and his familyContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter B”