Each piece in this socially conscious collection of poetry describes a painting or a sculpture: some, a re-vision of a classic; others, an original work not yet realized.
Among the artists whose work is re-imagined are Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Dali, Botticelli, Monet, and Rodin.
"It has been a long time since I've read a poetry book, but when I came across Paintings and Sculptures by Chris Wind, I was hooked. You know that feeling—when you read the first page and you know you're going to like the book? That happened when I read the first poem. … I loved "Mona" and I could picture the scene; it might have happened that way, we'll never know. Also, "The Last Supper" was brilliantly clever. But my favourite one was "Lady of Justice"—such a fine poem, with a subtle message … This is for sure a book I'll reread every couple months!" Mesca Elin 5/5
Praise for chris wind's other poetry collections
"… a top pick of poetry and very much worth considering.” Midwest Book Review about dreaming of kaleidoscopes
“ … not only dynamic, imaginative verse writing, but extremely intelligent and intuitive insight …" Joanne Zipay, Judith Shakespeare Company, NYC about Soliloquies: the lady doth indeed protest
"There is anger and truth here, not to mention courage.” Eric Folsom, Next Exit about UnMythed
Paintings and Sculptures
Publication date: 21/12/2020
A collection of socially conscious poetry
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