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05 April 2011

boxes and sound

It is Tuesday, and this is New Zealand, so a poem appears. This week's poem, a ghazal, starts, 'You float like a cloud in trousers / I stand with my cow in the rain'.
In my image today, someone's words have been scraped away. Boxes have swallowed sound.
Photo: A wall near Qufu, the hometown of Kongfuzi or Confucius, in Shandong, China
Text: To read the whole 'Tuesday Poem' by Tim Jones, go here.

4 comments:

Tim Jones said...

Thank you, Madeleine!

Madeleine Marie Slavick said...

thanks for your great poem, tim.

Asian Cha said...

O good poem -- thank you so much for sharing, Madeleine. And thanks Tim for the poem.

Eerie image.....

Madeleine Marie Slavick said...

Yeah, I like the eerie, well, it is the unknown, the openness and placelessness in an image that I want/like...