Collaborative traditional cut and paste (scissors and glue ) collage blog with a weekly set theme.
Thursday, 17 January 2013
A Bird and its Haiku
Last year I made an accordion-style artist's book called "16 Ways of Looking At a Blackbird" (with apologies to Wallace Stevens for title theft...) that paired collage and poetry. Each collage picture included the image of a bird and I wrote a haiku for each picture. Across the tops of the pages I cut a "scrolling" scene of birds, reeds, grasses, etc. Here's the poem for the picture you see above: