The Spryness Leaps to Mind

Richard Ronan. Buddha's Kisses.

The poem "Gacela" opens with the figure of Lorca contemplating death and "the boy". By means of repeated words and short lines the poem builds image of a heart beat and a vast openness…

if this were
the singing
of the sea
in his ear
A tiny word "and" and over its continuing repetition emerges a big surf sound in the ear.

As perfect accompaniment are drawings by Bill Rancitelli - also built up of small repeated elements animating the surface in a turn of surf.

And so for day 2018