"The road was a ribbon of moonlight"..."Pursuers and pursued flew on, over an endless sea"..."There was a Helen before there was a War"..."There are no Magicians"..."And you say ok the bridge or someplace later"...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
English poet Kate Ruse reads her short poem "Puritan Black" (visual interpretation by j.p. dougan)
English poet Kate Ruse reading her short poem "Puritan Black"
About this video
"My interpretation of a poem by Kate Ruse, from her series of poems entitled 'Poetry of Colours'. It is concerned with the use of campeachy wood in the production of black during the 18th Century."
Born in Phila. Local schools / Temple U... M.A.(5/64), Ph.D.(2/68), SUNY Buffalo. LANDSCAPE OF CONTEMPORARY CINEMA (co-author, Leon Lewis),1967; short film, MAXIMUS TO HIMSELF, based on Charles Olson poem (co-director, Theodora Cichy), original in Natl. Archives, BFI. Lecturer, U. of Hull, 67-68. Documentary play, The Case of Ezra Pound, published 1970 (Anglo-Welsh Review). Resigned tenured post, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, in 1972, and began to write full-time. A dozen books/chapbooks of poetry published inc., THE HORSES OF GWYDDNO GARANHIR(76), HEART ATTACK and SPANISH SONGS(81), MERMAIDS parts I and II(86), SHE WANTS TO GO TO PAGO-PAGO(86), GLIMPSES OF INDIA and NEPAL(88), TAHITIAN JOURNALS(90), FROM THE SOUTH SEAS(97), THE MANA OF THE MOAI(Spanner #41, 04). Anthology appearances include NEW POETRY 3 (1977), THE SPANUAL (77), FOOLS HOUSE(80), MATIERES ANGLETERRE(84), FABER BOOK OF MOVIE VERSE(93), THE STILL HORIZON(02), IN THE COMPANY OF POETS(03). Numerous essays/reviews published in U.S. and UK. Editor-publisher, Branch Redd Review (poetry journal) & Branch Redd Books. early archive @ Beinecke.