You Cannot See, by Mary Stebbins Taitt
The disassembling of the cowboy painting by Edward Marsh was successful.
John Roddam Spencer Stanhope's Eve Tempted by the Serpent, by Stephen Gibson
A poem of a hooded temptation.
The poems of the Viktor Gontarov challenge.
The Matskiv Family Collection also featured the poems on their website!
tea in the bedside by Annest Gwilym
A poem inspired by Harold Gilman's painting.
The poems of the Henri Regnault challenge.
The poems of the Matthew Rackham Barnes challenge.
Winslow Homer's Sharpshooter, by Joseph Stanton
The first poem in the set of five.
The Pen of Plenty (or A Portrait of an Artist as the Entire Universe), by Boris Glikman
A story about The Writer inspired by M.C. Escher's Drawing Hands.
Icarus, Revisited, by Lorette C. Luzajic
A poem inspired by Herbert Draper's Lament for Icarus.
The Giant Egg, by Boris Glikman
A story inspired by Vladimir Kush's Sunrise by the Ocean.
Paula Puolakka (born August 18, 1982) is a Beat poet, writer, and MA (History of Science and Ideas.) In 2017, her first book of poems, Näkymättömän naisen isku (Mediapinta: Tampere) was published to celebrate Finland's 100 years of independence. In 2018, her second book of poems, TESTAMENTTI: joutsenlaulu turhuuden turuilta was published. Also, in 2017, her three short novels CAIN, The Garden of Eden, and ADAM were published by the UK-based Michael Terence Publishing: she was using the pseudonym Paula St. Paul. Puolakka has landed first and second in various writing competitions and challenges. She has, also, been given honourable mentions and honourable anthology slots, for example, by The Finnish Reserve Officers' Federation, Tiny Spoon Lit Mag, Woody Guthrie Poets (USA,) and AQB (UK.) In December 2020, her academic article was published by the university and science magazine Hybris (Tampere University) to celebrate her Master's thesis of 2012 and the academic legacy of Mr. Kaczynski and Mr. Wittgenstein.
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