Blog Posts - Djuna Barnes

Let Your Soul Stand Cool and Composed

From the National Portrait Gallery in Washington comes an exhibition on one of my favorite subjects: the cool. “American Cool” offers up its representative icons of cool in portraits by renowned photographers, such as Avedon, Arbus, and...
by the sad red earth on Mar 24, 2014

Djuna Barnes

TransfigurationThe prophet digs with iron handsInto the shifting desert sands.The insect back to larva goes;Struck to seed the climbing rose.To Moses’ empty gorge, like smokeRush inward all the words he spoke.The knife of Cain lifts from the thrust...
by Poetical Quill Souls on Nov 27, 2013

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