pete to perth


‘o cruel whirl
living that spin I’m in’
—pete spence

received from the east in the last few weeks
with thanks to pete spence, six Variations
on a Poem Beginning With a Misquote From a Poem
by Frank O’Hara

and via Special Delivery my ‘Fable 01 : The Fishwife’
and ‘Fable o3 : Worse Things’ in great company inc
Valli Poole, Mark Young, Cam Lowe etc etc
and a great example of ekphrasis in
Tom Weigel’s poem to Gerhard Richter…
a snippet of ‘East of the Sun’

‘I too was caught in
a scrape of color’

Gerhard Richter with homemade squeegee
from Corinna Belz’s documentary Gerhard Richter Painting (2011)


About Francesca Jurate Sasnaitis

Me = Francesca Jurate Kristina Sasnaitis... also known as Jūrytė/ Jūrytėle/ Jūračiuk/ Jurachook/ U-Russia/ Urata/ Rata/ Jay-bird/ Jay-peg/ Miss J/ Big J/ France/ Franca.... Sasna/ Fox/ Greville/ Knight... and Nerada Netis... as far as I can remember... oh, and there's still room for Kristina... somewhere, sometime... Me = drew, painted, made sculpture, then stopped; printed photographs, then stopped; wrote, then stopped; made furniture, then stopped; made prints, then stopped; became a bookseller and stopped; wrote some more, kept writing some... and more... started painting again... sold a few more books... stopped... wrote some more, kept writing some... and more... and now seeing words, writing images... was that last bit too wanky? What goes around comes around, I guess...
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