Double Original (and collaboration!) Friday – Phase Transitions

It’s a pleasure to once again collaborate with Marcy Erb at Illustrated Poetry with a meditation on our seasons of transition.

Illustrated Poetry

intermediary s.jpgIn a flash the first two months of 2016 are gone and winter is nearly over! (Well, at least the calendar says “1st day of Spring” in just under two weeks.) For our seasonal poetry/collage collaboration, Kerfe Roig and I decided to tackle the transition from winter to spring. I am thrilled to present the results here – Ms. Roig’s collage above and my poem below. I learned from Kerfe that the two-faced Roman god Janus was invoked for all transitions and not just the new year; I found that particularly inspiring for my poem as he is a truly appropriate starting point for thinking about all kinds of transitions, from the intensely personal to climate change. If you have not dropped by Ms. Roig’s blog, Method Two Madness, lately, it is my hearty recommendation that you do! Kerfe and her dear friend Nina make inspiring and collaborative art on a daily basis. Collage by Ms…

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17 responses to “Double Original (and collaboration!) Friday – Phase Transitions”

  1. merrildsmith says :

    Interesting to see the graphic take and the poetic take on the subject. Well done.

    • memadtwo says :

      Thanks Merril. Usually Marcy gives me a poem first, but this time I wanted to give her an image and see what she came up with. Collaborations are always interesting for me.

  2. Jodi says :

    Beautiful collaboration!!!!

  3. Claudia McGill says :

    I LOVE THIS.
    I’ll say it again, more politely. WOW!

  4. Teresa Robeson says :

    Your collaboration is so cool! I really love the end results!

  5. artandmoondreams says :

    Fantastic collaboration, love pairing. A real treat for the senses.

  6. Laura (Createarteveryday) says :

    Woo! Another piece to blow us all away! Thank you both for sharing! 💜

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