Handwritten Homage

April 20, 2015

"Drawing Hands" by M. C. Escher

“Drawing Hands” by M. C. Escher

“Inconceivable to type poems out directly — to write poems on the typewriter.  For some reason, poems demand handwritten homage.”
— Joyce Carol Oates, from The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates 1973 – 1982

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"Starry Night" by Vincent Van Gogh

“Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh

Detail, The Creation of Adam by Michaelangelo

Detail, The Creation of Adam by Michaelangelo

Detail, "Girls on Boats with Books" by Jeff Weekly, at the Bainbridge Art Museum

Detail, “Girls on Boats with Books” by Jeff Weekly, at the Bainbridge Art Museum

 

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2 Responses to “Handwritten Homage”


  1. I agree…when I write poetry it is paper and pen only…then it is typed into a blog post.

  2. bobraxton Says:

    writing by hand is a “different world” and I totally agree


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