Sunday, 14 December 2014

Colony issue 3

Issue 3 of online journal Colony, published last month, focuses on the theme of Magic and includes my piece 'Heaney after Rauschenberg'. My thanks to poetry editor Kimberly Campanello for featuring it within what is a strong poetry section, also including excellent work by Paul Casey, Aodán McCardle, Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Ryan Van Winkle.

'Heaney after Rauschenberg' is a piece of erasure, which reduces Seamus Heaney's collection Death of a Naturalist to its four-letter words, in order of their appearance in the text.

Here's Robert Rauschenberg talking about his 1953 work 'Erased de Kooning Drawing':



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