I’m happy to announce that Communication Systems, a multimedia project that I worked on with my cousin, Samuel Hardman, a designer and artist, is available on his website:
Communication Systems is an encompassing work that combines poetry, illuminations, and augmented reality.
The poetry at the core of this project uses…
Red leaves of rust fall
from old iron-blue oaks
like sparks out the autumn barrels
of an ancient red-nosed rifle line
pointed at the pulp-soft heart of
another AWOL-crazy year.
They found him prophesying
to a dance of winter-worried ants
under the persimmon tree, picking in
the twilight-colored fermented fruit,
This spring sings with expert joy.
The trash-stenched trees that line the street,
Bradford Pears, bloom so white
that I don’t even want to care.
I saw a doe asleep with her
speckled prize beneath the awning
stretched across someone’s winter-
worn deck, just like the robins’ eggs
in the nest they…
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