Tag Archives: sculpture

Ooooh, Ahhhh

The umbilical cable arrived from heaven to bait and hook the grateful mortal who sacrificed his head (and the dead weight of its trivial contents masquerading as profound or important) to become a supple visual vowel with no more ties … Continue reading

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Tourniquet

She, modeled as callus to grave palm, wherein the strictest ledger of coils implies the spoils of ecstasy held in unwavering contempt of gods false or none.   (Sculpture by Louise Bourgeois)

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Thy Fearful Symmetry

Mothering its own vigil and scripture, a chorus ordained to practice the arc of symmetry.   (Sculpture by Louise Bourgeois)

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Catechism

Cautionary in her needlepoint grace, the eyeless widow kept perfectly still, tracking the scent of air to minster her survival through prey.   (Sculpture by Louise Bourgeois)

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May I Have This Dance?

Prehistory repeats itself through the bootleg cursive and spirals of a species consigned to the fluency of waltz.   (Sculpture by Lousie Bourgeois)

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Wavelength

Michelangelo met Neptune, and they sculpted on the same wavelength.

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Sate

Excepting the lines, a sated merger, bonding human to divine.   (Constantin Brancusi’s “Kiss”)    

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Ecstasy 101

True solar eclipse, when Teresa took the plunge of Love’s gilded spear.

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