See ‘Fruit in Village Plots’

•March 15, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Just click on the page to the right for The Poetry Slave’s second collaborative tone poem, written by Ashley Capes, Mark William Jackson & Paul Squires.

Though the use of the word ‘tone poem’ here isn’t exact, that’s basically what we’re doing. In the way that Sergei Rachmaninoff used Arnold Böcklin‘s painting ‘The Isle of the Dead‘ as a starting point for his piece of the same name, we’ve used the painter Abdul Mati Klarwein‘s work Annunciation as ours.

Tone Poem #2 – featuring…

•December 29, 2009 • Leave a Comment

The second tone poem is in the works!

Joining Ashley for this round will be Mark William Jackson & Paul Squires!

More info to follow.

See ‘The Bride Speaks’

•December 13, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Just click on the page to the right for The Poetry Slave’s first collaborative tone poem, written by Ashley Capes & Jane Williams.

Though the use of the word ‘tone poem’ here isn’t exact, that’s basically what we’re doing. In the way that Sergei Rachmaninoff used Arnold Böcklin‘s painting ‘The Isle of the Dead‘ as a starting point for his piece of the same name, we’ve used the expressionist painter Marc Chagall‘s work Les Fiances de  la Tour Eiffel as ours.

First Collaborative Poem coming soon

•December 1, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Not sure how soon exactly, but soon! The Poetry Slave’s first collaborative poem will be feature Jane Williams and Ashley Capes (me) – it’s coming along nicely and we’ve used a Chagall painting as our leaping off point.

More info to follow!

The Poetry Slave is…

•August 25, 2009 • Leave a Comment

An interactive, collaborative site for verse poetry. Hopefully an ongoing project open to multiple authors. The first project will include contributions from solicited writers.

More info to follow soon.