Transformations: A Poetry-Life Exhibition


Transformations

A Poetry-Art Exhibition

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Launched today, a project that I’m honoured to have a little involvement with through my poetry

A global, collaborative poetry-art exhibition: Showcasing 29 emerging Twitter poets and artists, transforming Ovid’s Metamorphoses

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Love Transcends.


(Poem about Iphis and Ianthe from the story in Ovid’s  Metamorphoses Book 9)

 

Love Transcends.

(Iphis and Ianthe)

 

A raging fire burned

loves flames kindled

elicited by your beauty

innocence in despair

knowing this love

betrothed in ignorance

by a loving father

unaware of deceit

by a loving mother

accepting the truth

of the prophecy of Isis.

 

The Gods frowning

a Sapphic love

not yet countenanced

there should not be

girl with girl.

My desires

my beautiful Ianthe

that you be man

or even I

to consummate

to bring purity

for our love desires.

 

True love triumphs

above all foolishness

love is much more

than decreeing

the genders

of who has

madness to love

or to lie with

their desired bride.

 

Decreed by Isis

our troth fulfilled

I’m now man

rendered by Goddess

for satisfaction

of the Gods

and families.

Yet! my beautiful Ianthe

our love transcends

Gods, Goddess and Gender.

 

©Carol Robson 2013

 

‘Heralding Battle and Blood’ Slash 2/4: Transformations Poems (Book 5) by ArtiPeep


TRANSFORMATIONS

 

February 2013-March 2014

 

17 poets, 15 months, creating 1 contemporary reworking of Ovid’s Metamorphoses

 

See the Transformations Page for more details or the ‘Present Collaborations’ Tab

 

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Poems Inspired by Book 5

 

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Featuring:

 

Carol Robson and Rebecca Audra Smith

 

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http://artipeeps.wordpress.com/2013/07/23/heralding-battle-and-blood-slash-24-transformations-poems-book-5/

The Recovery Project :


This is another taste of the Transformations project I’m so pleased to be involved with through ArtiPeeps.

The Recovery Project :

3 artists (Ray Bentley, Jeremy Moseley and Hugo Smith) and 3 Poets (Carol RobsonBecca Smith and John Mansell) beavering away on the theme of the mental health issue of  ‘recovery’. The poets and artists have been paired and are each focusing on a particular aspect of recovery. Audio visual artist Shaun Blezard has also written a 15 minute soundscape to accompany the piece. All the separate elements will be completed by the ends of April and will be pulled together into a whole in May. This is all part of the well-being aspect of ArtiPeeps and will feed into a sister site we will be launching called ArtiPeeps Wellbeing which will serve to support the creative mind.

http://artipeeps.wordpress.com/whats-on/

‘The Seas that Ring the World’ Ring 1/4 : Transformations Poems (Book 2)


‘The Seas that Ring the World’ Ring 1/4 : Transformations Poems (Book 2)


TRANSFORMATIONS

 

George Braque Metamorphoses

 

February 2013-March 2014

 

17 poets, 15 months, creating 1 contemporary reworking of Ovid’s Metamorphoses

 

See the Transformations Page for more details or the ‘Present Collaborations’ Tab

 

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 Poems Inspired by Book 2 

 

Featuring:

 

Carol Robson, Richard Biddle and Sadaf Fatima

http://artipeeps.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/the-seas-that-ring-the-world-ring-14-transformations-poems-book-2/

 

 

 

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