It’s strange. Valerie Vogrin pointed out to me that these are such small poems written in response to such large paintings and murals. But I think the people in Rivera’s painting are of few words.
One of them contains a reference to an old John Cusack movie? Know the name of the movie? The first person to email me with the correct title gets 10,000 points, or a free Jason and the Beast CD.
Here’s a very short and maybe even funny poem that just got published today-
It’s got everything a poem should have: reference to a painting and Hamlet, a redhead, and death.
Don’t worry about the “infertility” in the web address above. Everything’s a-okay here.
It’s me at my Tom Waits-y-est!