“To live on the edge of death and of the stars”
5 a day wave
mermaid legs &
seaweed . hair
tits my work &
in process / journal
my sister selves
pink inside this
on a beach made of shell
[The Binnie Sisters at Birling Gap Summer Solstice 2003/ Sonnet]
This sonnet was written from notes taken during an encounter with Christine Binnie’s large ceramic pot, The Binnie Sisters at Birling Gap Summer Solstice 2003, at the Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne; exhibited as part of Figure Study II, spring 2019.
To live on the edge of death and of the stars
– Clarice Lispector, Soulstorm ( 1989). New Directions: New York, NY, p152.